Not new to BYC, but new to Montana.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Michael OShay, Sep 11, 2015.

  1. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Wow, you really did it Michael. So glad you found your piece of heaven. I know you guys will really enjoy it there. Can't believe how grown up your grand daughter is.

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  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Wow! Your new place is gorgeous! I'm so glad things worked out!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks, and you're welcome.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    My granddaughter was out picking apples again this morning. We have a dehydrator and are going to turn some of them into dried apple slices and make apple cider from the rest. Yes, I am planning to build the chicken coop over the winter and get chicks in the spring. It will be nice to have a flock again.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks; we love the place. :eek:)
     
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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I just realized that I had left out the photo of the deer in our backyard in my first post (even though I had put it in the caption), so I have added it. I've also posted the photo of the deer in our backyard (we have loads of them on our property) below.
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  7. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Oh, there they are! I kept looking for them in the other picture, lol.

    Do you know where you're going to get your spring chicks or what breeds you're going to get yet?
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    My only definitely plan at this point is to get some Black Sex Links since egg production is our main priority. If they have them, I may pick them up from one of the local feed stores. Otherwise, I will order them from a hatchery; probably Dunlap Hatchery since I've had good success with their birds before and since the chicks won't have to travel that far from Caldwell, Idaho.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sounds like a good start!
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    My granddaughter is really enjoying all the wide open space on our Montana farm. She is looking forward to sledding down the hill in the top pic when winter snow covers it. There is a Ponderosa Pine forest at the top of the hill with several large Ponderosa Pines in it.
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