Newbie In East Alabama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TylaMac, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. TylaMac

    TylaMac New Egg

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    My name is Tyla and I live in Alabama. I have a flock that adopted me when they escaped from a neighbor who sold off his flock and quit the chicken biz. There were 5 escapees 5 years ago and now we have about 20. They are mixed game breeds which I didn't know at first. The hens are brown with gold rings around their necks and the males are typical game cocks some with large combs and some with rosettes. These chicks roost in the woods and we feed them and take care of them if they get sick or hurt which isn't very often because they are extremely hardy. They seem to be reverting back to jungle fowl. We also have a pet leghorn Whitey who we rescued after he fell off a Tyson truck. I'm glad to find this board as I have a lot to learn.
     
  2. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
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    [​IMG] Howdy neighbor! I'm just across the AL/GA line in Buchanan, GA! [​IMG] Glad to have you join!!!
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hi Tyla and welcome to the board. [​IMG] It's great to meet other chicken friends. I can't imagine "wild" chickens, but I bet they sure are hardy. Good save on the Tyson bird.

    Jody
     
  4. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, Tyla!
     
  5. birdsofparadise

    birdsofparadise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right on, Whitey! Its "Chicken Run" in real life. Aloha from sunny Hawaii !
     
  6. jonbanks

    jonbanks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im in harris county ga bout 20 mi from alabama
     
  7. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
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    Hey!
    I grew up in DeKalb CO. Northeast AL.
     
  9. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

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  10. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

    Jun 8, 2008
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    [​IMG] Hi, I'm east Al. too near the Ga. line. You will like it here.
     

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