Part-time Farmer

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dana Hurst, Jan 16, 2018.

  1. Dana Hurst

    Dana Hurst In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? We had a friend give us 8 chickens, his coop, feeder & water pail about March 2017.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We had 8. We think they got taken. No signs of loss of feathers, distress. Got 12 more. Racoons and coyotes got 8, so we are left with 4.

    (3) What breeds do you have? Barred Rock

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? A friend

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Gardener, sewing, bowling, and my 5 year old Grandson

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Born and raised in Oklahoma. married for 37 years, we own a business and have a ball with our 5 year old Grandson.
     
  2. 4 ever Orpington

    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington

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    :jumpy :welcome :jumpy
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    Oh I'm so sorry for your losses! :hugs However you have definitely come to the right place for help and learning!

    Make yourself at home here and welcome to our roost. :)
     
  4. blayt90

    blayt90 Songster

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    Welcome to BYC a fun place full of very friendly and knowledgeable people.
     
  5. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
     
  6. Hamiam

    Hamiam Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Make sure to add your location to your profile so it will show up below your avatar. Also check out your state thread to find other local chicken folks.

    Feel free to post pics of your coop & girls. We love that sort of thing. If you like to cook, there is a thread right now for a cooking contest, it just started yesterday & ends 2/15/18. I'm not good at that posting link thing. I usual find things using the search forum button.
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C no time like snow time

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    :welcome

    Sorry you've had so many losses, there are a lot of predators that enjoy chickens (and once they find a meal, they'll keep coming back). For some help in keeping your flock safe, here's a link to the Predator & Pest information in the Learning Center:chicken-predators-pests-how-to-protect-treat-your-flock.47659

    Best of luck to you!
     
  9. puffypoo

    puffypoo Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! I hope you enjoy your time here!
     
  10. Chicken Whisper101

    Chicken Whisper101 Songster

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    Welcome to BYC! sorry about your chickens getting eaten.
     

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