want to say hi as a new member(middle TN)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by crofter, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. crofter

    crofter New Egg

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    Hi, I'm very nervous about this whole computer thing and I hope I don't break any of the rules. I've had chickens for decades and we finally are incubating from a closed flock for the freezer, eggs and to perpetuate the flock. Unfortunately, my red Hamish rooster -beautiful ,under a year old and running around just the day before we discovered him dead -dropped dead from no apparent cause. Its been several weeks and everyone else seems fine. So now with spring coming on, I'm stuck. No rooster no hamshire chicks. I do have Jersey giants but want to keep up the hampshires too. So out of desperation I'm fighting my Luddite tendencies and joined all you guys.
    I've been lurking too and you seem a very nice bunch. I'll look in swaps and sales for a rooster.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Don't be nervous I'm sure you will be fine :hugs Everyone very friendly here and here to help. Sorry to hear about your roo I hope you are able to find another one in the link that Kelsie has left for you.
    Wishing you the very best of luck with your future incubations. Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. A lot of were lurkers before joining. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome![​IMG] I'm glad you joined the BYC flock.

    I'm sorry for the loss of your rooster! I hope you can find a suitable replacement for him and continue raising New Hampshires.[​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  7. 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 for your loss![​IMG]

    I'm sure you'll do fine!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the flock. You could put the breed name in the search box and see what comes up. Hope you will be able to find a new rooster.
     
  9. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Welcome to BYC fellow Tennessean!
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    Good luck with your flock, and enjoy BYC!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    Sorry about your rooster. [​IMG]
     

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