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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by WanderRight, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. WanderRight

    WanderRight New Egg

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    Hello! My name is Rachel. I'm a high schooler who lives in Michigan. I currently have seven hens: 1 Buff Orpington (Persephone), 3 Australorps (Nina, Svenia, and Mikasa), and 3 ISA Browns (Lavender, Carmen, and Coco). My hens are all free range, as we live far from a main road and local crows keep the hawks at bay. I've lost two birds so far (one to a raccoon back when the coop wasn't fully secured, one to a loose dog), but we've fortunately been able to help four who were injured.

    I love having chickens; they're so fun and cute, and nothing beats fresh eggs on Saturday morning. I'm hoping to learn some new tips and tricks so that one day I can manage my own flock with a variety of breeds.
     
  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Rachel

    Glad you could join us here! I'm sorry to hear you lost a couple of your birds :hugs It sure is upsetting when flock members are lost. I'm pleased to hear you were able to save your injured birds.
    Wishing you the very best of luck for the future. :fl you can keep those predators at bay.

    Be sure to ask any questions, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Rachel,

    Glad you're enjoying your birds.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Rachel and welcome to BYC - glad to have you onboard. I hope that you enjoy being a member as much as the rest of us.

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Love the names!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Rachel, very nice to meet you.[​IMG]
     

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