Welcome from Florida

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Michellej, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. Michellej

    Michellej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings and Salutations,

    My name is Michelle,I am from NW Florida and fairly new to raising chickens. I have been doing it for about 8 or 9 months. I dove
    in head first with the help of a great friend that at the time had a flock of about 300,but has since downsized to about 25.I knew that I when I started my vegetable garden that I was going to get a couple of chick for the eggs and so I started out with 5 (4 hens and 1 roo) and before I knew it I had a broody hen and hatched out my first 4 of which 2 didn't make it, but now I am hatching chicks in the incubator that before I put them in the incubator which btw is so much more convenient they were refrigerated for 2 wks. I didn't think they would hatch but I was wrong. And now I have 2 banny babies.
    Any way I have lots of questions but not much time between caring for my flock of 12 (8 hens and 4 roos) and now I have 5 baby
    chicks that have just hatched out in the last 5 days.And 12 hr workdays. Oh and I have to fit in Castleville in there as well.I hope
    to make many new friends and get some great ideas for my back yard chickens.

    Many Thanks in advance.
    Michelle [​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Glad that you have joined the site.
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! [​IMG] Glad you joined.
     
  4. Michellej

    Michellej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the welcome....I have posted some pics in my profile album of my babies and other side projects hope to get some feedback and ideas as I work ahead.

    Michelle
     
  5. P-Funk

    P-Funk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Colorado, Michelle [​IMG] My aunt and uncle live in Tampa, but they don't have chooks. Sounds like you're off to a great start!!!
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Michellej, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined out flock! Best wishes to you and your birds! [​IMG]
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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