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Raining from Seattle....!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by redfeather, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. redfeather

    redfeather Songster

    Oct 28, 2010
    Well, I couldn't say "hailing". It rains a lot more than it hails or "suns" around here!

    Anyways, I just signed up yesterday do to the advent of me hatching my first batch of chicks from my birds. Nine out of nine eggs that were brooded hatched! (er, actually 7 of them hatched, the other two pipped and gave up, so I helped them....). Thankfully though even the assisted chicks are doing great and I can't tell them apart from the other chicks anymore (except they are more trusting and cuddly and enjoy having their heads rubbed).

    I am amazed after doing some reading that I got the whole hatch! I harrassed that mother hen nearly every day checking on those eggs! I heard you can harm them by putting them down the wrong way in the last few days! [​IMG]

    Anyways, I guess I should tell you about mehself... I am 19, still living at home and attending the community college about 40 miles north of Seattle. I have a variety of interests, most of them centered around gardening (both indoor and outdoor... mostly indoor, I LOVE my houseplants) and my animals... I have three shih tzu a yorkie and two mutts, a cockatiel, a senegal parrot, a sun conure, a peachfaced lovebird and five budgerigars. I also have two firebellied toads, two holland lop rabbits and two aquariums filled with angelfish, silver dollars, cardinal, glowline and rummynose tetras and pearl and gold gourami. Then of course we have the chickens, 11 buff orpingtons, that is, ten hens and one roo named Big Red... sadly enough non of the hens have names as I can't tell them apart except for the odd one with a bald patch who I'd rather not become attached to. Oh, and last but not leastly, I have four brothers and one sister. My non-animal-plant interests include things like jewelry making, pottery, reading, writing, crochet and photography.

    Erm... so... that's it... just thought I would post something in the introductory forum!


  2. Welcome to the forum redfeather [​IMG] We're glad to have you [​IMG]

  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  4. Heartlandrabbitry

    Heartlandrabbitry Songster

    Oct 27, 2010
    I'm from Washington as well! Kitsap County is where I live! Sorry it's raining! It's sunny here but I'm sure the rain is headed my way! [​IMG]
    But welcome! [​IMG] I'm sure you will have fun here! I joined just a few days ago and I'm on here all the time!
  5. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

    May 6, 2010
    My Coop
    Hello from Tucson and [​IMG] You're well on your way to having a zoo!
  6. redfeather

    redfeather Songster

    Oct 28, 2010
    Thanks everybody!

    Heartlandrabbitry.... I thought the ribbons on your rabbit looked kinda familliar... ( I used to exhibit dogs at Silvana, Stanwood Camano Island, Evergreen State and Puyallup fairs, so I walked around the rabbits and chickens a lot when I was bored... haha 12 hour dog days..).
  7. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

    Mar 25, 2010
    Eatonville, Washington
    Welcome! Im in Eatonville. What CC do you go to?

  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A warm welcome from an imp in Renton

    Chech out the Washingtonians thread in the Where are you forum. Lots of nice people on there.

    Sounds like you have your hands full.

  9. redfeather

    redfeather Songster

    Oct 28, 2010
    RedRooster- I will be attending Everett Community College again in the spring. [​IMG]

    Imp -- boy do I ever, but I love it!
  10. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    sounds like you'll fit in very well here!

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