Newbie to this site and love it! from CA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gertie, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. gertie

    gertie Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 8, 2009
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    two years ago, May 2007

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    Just 4, 2 two-years-olds; 2 11-week-olds

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    All barred rock hens.

    (4) How did you find out about

    doing a web search on how to introduce new chickens to older ones.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Big time gardener; county fair participant in many categories; Art Car Fest participant--i have the bumpersticker car; collect cookie jars; S&Ps; head vases; WWI sheet music and older; ceramic skunks--my bathroom is full of 'em.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    Hubby of 34 yrs who lovingly (sometimes) puts up with all my collections; 1 20 yr-old son; 1 37-yr old stepson and 8-yr-old grandson; 2 weird cats; annoying skunk and racoon infestations--but they're sooo cute. 5,000 + redworms (i haven't named them yet). And my four BR girls: Millie, Tillie, Gertie & Flo.

    Am an antique/collectible dealer in a wonderful co-op of ladies (& a few guys) in Boulder Creek, CA.

    Live on a beautiful 1/2 acre on the San Lorenzo River under the redwoods.

    And my four girls are the best pets i've ever had!! I love them sooo much and they love me..well the 2 older ones at least...I'm working on the 2 younger

    thanks backyardchickens for being there...and you're right! This site is verrrrry addictive. I love it!
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2009
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida. I just love my 2 barred rocks, aren't they the best? Such funny personalities! [​IMG]
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  5. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    [​IMG] from East TN!
  6. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

  7. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    [​IMG] from CT [​IMG]
  8. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    Hi gertie!!! Welcome! [​IMG]
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] I LOVE YOUR CAR GERTIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  10. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    [​IMG] from montana, and your car is cool! [​IMG]

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