urban farmers just joining up!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by veeneck, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. veeneck

    veeneck New Egg

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    Greetings from Los Angeles,

    As some of you might know, the city of Los Angeles is intersected by a large mountain range, the Santa Monica mountains. My partner and I live in the mountains and we are lucky enough to have a large homestead with several acres of wooded land. We had a beautiful and very tame india blue peacock for many years and lost him just recently.we have the perfect space for a new peacock ( I hope to find soon), and maybe a chicken or two to keep him company! I'm looking forward to learning some tips and tricks here to help me take excellent care of the new birds we will soon have.

    Best wishes,

    Victoria
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sorry for your losses. Have you stopped by our learning center yet? Lots of good articles on all the aspect of keeping poultry that will help you take great care of your flock....https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask.

    Enjoy this new journey you are on and welcome to our flock!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Victoria! Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm sorry about the loss of your peacock and hope you can get a replacement soon. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Do you have a breed preference as far as getting some chickens goes?
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry that you lost your peacock! [​IMG]
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]

    I'm sorry you lost your peacock!
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Sorry about your bird![​IMG]
     
  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Sorry about the Pea. Consider a new peacock and several chickens!

    [​IMG] Glad y'all decide to join us.
     
  8. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome Good luck with starting your new flock
     
  9. UrbanFarmOC

    UrbanFarmOC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from North OC! I learn a lot here and am sure you and your partner will too. You need more than just a couple of chickens! I started with 4, and recently just added 7 new babies. They are such a joy, and they pay their rent with eggs, control pests and fertilize my gardens. :)
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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