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Pony Girl

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pony Girl, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. Pony Girl

    Pony Girl Hatching

    Aug 16, 2014
    I am pony girl. I have been raising chickens and ducks - meat and layers since 2006. Right now I have 20 laying chickens, 3 ducks and 5 turkey chicks. My layers are Rhode Island Reds and Bevor. I hope I am spelling that right, I am not very familiar with the breed but I really like them. My ducks are Giant White Peking and my turkeys I do not know the breed, it is the only type my supplier raises. I get my chicks a week or more old and have have wonderful results as compared to mail order or purchasing from the local store during "chick days". I have had much less sudden chick death and failure to thrive.

    I found you as a wonderful resource from my local feed store. I go to you for a variety of ideas. I now have two chicken tractors that I have been very successful with and predator free!

    Some of my other hobbies are riding, training and giving lessons with my horses, hunting , fishing and kayaking. I have a house full of life with four dogs, 10 cats and 3 fish. I live on 10 acres in Missouri.

    Thank you for this opportunity to introduce myself. I am so happy to subscribe rather than surf. : )
  2. chickenhound

    chickenhound Chirping

    Jul 2, 2014
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]. Do you have any pics of your birds to show us? Also feel free to ask any questions as you have a great resource here with many members with tons of experience. Best of luck with your birds.
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC and our poultry community. You are now part of 'us'.
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    And from Mr. Oreo Cookie

  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Enjoy all your adventures and welcome to our flock!
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Sounds like you have a wonderful place. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about turkeys or ducks (although I've had a few ducks), but I have to admit that ducklings are the ultimate in cute. If you need to get in touch with either our turkey or duck experts, you can reach them at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/20/turkeys and https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your farm.
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hello Pony Girl, I don't know when you find the time to drop in here but, I'm glad you did.

    You aren't kidding when you say your home is teeming with life - how do you manage all the animals without them eating each other? I doubt that you know what boredom is.

    Welcome to Backyard chickens.

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