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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by YardBird192, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. YardBird192

    YardBird192 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Everybody! We are new to raising chickens and ducks. We found this site and it has been great to see what others have to say about their feathered friends.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes, my family and I are new to chickens. We got three Rhode Island Reds about a month ago for our middle son's FFA project.

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

    (3) What breeds do you have? Rhode Island Reds

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Internet Search

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? We have "The Bug." My wife and I just purchased 15 ducklings. They are Murray Mcmurray's Fancy Duck package. Since we did not receive any runner ducks in our 15 ducklings, we just purchased 10 more black runner ducklings. So, I guess our hobby is raising birds right now :) Boy are they messy.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    We have three boys and one girl. My wife has three cats. I work for the state of Georgia and my wife stays at home and takes care of everyone. Yay for Domestic Engineers!
     
  2. MsChickenMomma

    MsChickenMomma Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad to have you join us!
     
  3. Teri Metcalf

    Teri Metcalf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings from Texas and welcome to the site. Rhode Island Reds are my new favorites. They're pretty, friendly and smart.
     
  4. Teri Metcalf

    Teri Metcalf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And RIRs are also good layers.
     
  5. YardBird192

    YardBird192 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you:)
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I think your wife deserves a RAISE !!
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC! I was going to say Chicken Math strikes again, when I realized it would be Duck Math in this case. Good luck with your new duckings, runners are neat little guys.
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yay for Domestic Engineers! Welcome to BYC.
     
  10. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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