Thanks for allowing me to join your community

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by VisHenHouse, Dec 11, 2018.

  1. VisHenHouse

    VisHenHouse In the Brooder

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    Hi I am Vicki
    I am new to the chicken business. As recent empty nesters ourselves my husband and I decided to fill our empty nest with chickens. I have not owned a chicken in many years but recently moved to a little piece of property to learn about homesteading and raising chickens.
    We inherited four laying hens and two roosters with the property but sadly due to not knowing lost some of them early on to predictors. We now have them in a safe area but are always on the look out for those rascal bandits and opossums and whatever else is out there. We are in the woods of central Ohio fresh from the West coast.
    We increased our flock when we added six babies about eighteen weeks ago. Four are Americana/aericana cross pullets and two are Barred Rocks, one roo and possibly two. They are all beautiful!
    I am looking forward to learning more and increasing our flock again in the future.
    We currently have only a barn cat besides the birds.
    Thanks for including me.
     
  2. BielefelderHen

    BielefelderHen Songster

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    Hello Vicki!:celebrate

    Welcome to BYC!!!:welcome
    You'll learn all there is to learn on this site
    Good luck with your flock!:clap
     
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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock!
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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC, and thank YOU for joining our community.
     
  6. Hardknockshomestead

    Hardknockshomestead Songster

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    Hi and welcome to Backyard Chickens!
    You will find many knowledgeable (sp?) and helpful people here!
    Hope you enjoy yourself and meet lots of like minded folks!
     
  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy Vicki :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Delighted to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
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  8. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad to have you aboard. It sounds like you're already off to a good start, and you will get better at raising chickens over time, like all of us. I hope you enjoy the website and your flock.
     
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  9. 4 Georgia Hens

    4 Georgia Hens Crowing

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    Welcome Vicki! I hope that you will enjoy your stay here! Merry Christmas!!
     
  10. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello Vicki and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     

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