Saying Hi!! OCALA FLORIDA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bow-Tie-Acres, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. Bow-Tie-Acres

    Bow-Tie-Acres Out Of The Brooder

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    I wanted to introduce myself and my family.

    I am Sandy and I am married to Wil we have 4 boys and another on the way. My sister Ashley is also a major part of our family.

    We have had chickens before and my boys all love them. We enjoy raising RIR's and have worked hard to get a flock back together after moving away and having to sell all our loved chickens. This new flock is spoiled as they have a fully covered avaisry and they do not have to worry too much about being food for some bigger animal.

    We love our animals as we not only have the chickens but I Sandy loves Ducks...Muscovy and Pekin are my faveorites and I am hoping to becom a major contributor to the BYC. Last summer I had to help my ducklings hatch because they were so large compared to their eggs and if I had not..which I did not really want to help them our of their shells I think they would have perished. On a sad note a Hawk or other animal got them all within 5 days of their births. This is why we have built a more secure shelter and are completeling coverings for all our animals.

    We also have pigs, dogs, cats, and rabbits and turkeys. My boys are natural farmers and they are caring when it comes to all our animals.

    On a side not if anyone in the Ocala area has white turkey abies I am in need of some....we lost two before the covering was complete. Just send me a message and I will get back to you.
    Thank you for a wonderful time at the first swap I went to I look forward to many more.
    Sandy
     
  2. Scratchn By

    Scratchn By Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Center, Texas!

    I used to live not too far from you. Orange Park, FL. Loved it! But, Texas has always been my home.

    Best of luck and happy bycing!
     
  3. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Welcome!
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington State.

    Imp
     
  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  7. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Florida~

    Just to let you know there is going to be a chicken swap in you area... here is the link.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=150291

    It's a new thread but they will keep on posting on it. People brought lots of things to the last one. Post a hello & what you are looking for & maybe someone will have it!

    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. SunshineSilkies

    SunshineSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
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    Welcome from Lake City, FLorida
    Every month we have a swap/sale/trade somewhere around the area. Check topic Chickenstock and you'll see the thread for North Central Florida Swap. The next one is April 18th in Bushnell...They are lots of fun [​IMG]
     
  9. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Welcome from Indiana... [​IMG]
     
  10. LilEmilysChknPen

    LilEmilysChknPen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! Welcome! I too am from Ocala Florida. Which swap did you go to? We just had one at our house on the 14th.
     

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