OK, so I'm little backwards....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by allmypeeps, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. allmypeeps

    allmypeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    I have been posting like mad, but have yet to introduce myself [​IMG]

    I live in Maine. I will be 31 on the 30th of May.... LUCKY ME there is a chickenstock in my area on my B-day! Yay!!! [​IMG]

    I grew up with sheep, horses, chickens, turkies, bunnies. My parents ate all of my furry whooly feathery friends (except the horses!) It MeSsEd WiTh My MiNd !!!! LOL

    I became an unnoficial veterinary assistent/ pet groomer and over the years have rescued and placed many cats/dogs and other critters.

    I currently have 4 dogs: a Pitbull (who will bite any strangers hand off but will mother any tiny creature; kitten, chick, mouse like it were her own.) A 13 yr old dalmatian who currently has doggy dimentia and is driving me NutZ!!! and two rescue mutts that I found on Petfinder that came from HI-kill pounds in OH and KY. (best darn dogs in the universe are thrown away dogs no one else wants!) [​IMG]
    I also have 4 cats (had 5- RIP PooDoo Man) they all started out as neighborhood rejects- one was from a litter I bottle fed. 2 were feral brothers I trapped and the 4th was abandoned in an aptartment and close to death. (I am not even a cat person....anyone want a cat (or a few....!) [​IMG]

    Also have a baby snapper we aim to release as soon as the weather warms....found her shriveled and crusty in the sun last year.

    OH, and the whole reason I am a memeber of BYC!....My 2 rescued hens Peep and Delilah !!!! Peep is a RIR (or mix? as her eggs are small and light???) D is a shaver red/comet? was a egg factory pullet that was lucky enough to fall off the truck on her way to a cruel new 'life' and get found by me! (my first rescue 'Bunny' recently passed away but was from the same egg production facility as Delilah)

    Soon to have a light brahma chick this month and possibly a silkie too who I hope to turn into a certified 'therapy pet' [​IMG]

    My husband does not share my passion for animals (but he thinks they are 'cute' so he doesnt complain!) We don't have human kids and don't ever plan to so its my excuse to spoil the critters! My family is not very pet oriented- so think I am CrAzY.

    we currently live in a ghetto neighborhood and are anxiously waiting for our house to sell so we can move far FAR away from here so we can live peacefully and (so we can get more chickens Yippee!) my husband wants a MINI GOAT!!! lol....I told him NOT unless HE plans on making time for feeding it and caring for it. LOL

    Our future goals are to harvest our own food and use solar/wind power. I'd like to have a profitable green house business as well as a pet grooming shop as a home based business.

    anyway, thats a vague glimpse of 'me'. [​IMG]





    Last edited: Apr 29, 2009
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

    Oct 16, 2008
    [​IMG] From Montana
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  5. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    We like backwards!!!!! [​IMG]

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  6. Kennicuttfarms

    Kennicuttfarms Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 29, 2009
    Nice to meet you. I have to say that my husband and I are trying to be more self sufficent also. Do you know where we can get one of those big windmills? [​IMG] Good luck on your ventures.
  7. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I think there should be government "stimulus packages" to help families buy those wind turbines.... I'd have one!

  8. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2008
    Hello from indiana and [​IMG]
  9. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Cool pics. [​IMG] from NC
  10. allmypeeps

    allmypeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Thanks everyone...

    We don't know much about alternative power yet, but once we get a new place which will hopefully be soon- we will be looking into it and saving up to convert....

    My husband is an electrician and handy like that so I will let hIM deal with that stuff anyway....while I am out tending chickens LOL



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