WindingWater Introduction

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by WindingWater, Nov 22, 2017.

  1. WindingWater

    WindingWater Just Hatched

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    Hello from Chautauqua County, NY! I still feel new to chickens as I have had them only one and a half years. I got my first chickens at the Tractor Supply Company - 6 Silkie chicks. I re-homed four of the Silkies last fall as adults and got four "black bantams" (two different breeds) from some neighbors. One of my Silkies died early this summer after being infested with mites or lice. This particular Silkie was prone to illness and had wry neck as a chick.

    My chickens are my pets. My husband is disabled and I wanted some livestock at our country home as a hobby. Right now, my pets include: three hens, two roosters, two cats, a dog and three alpacas. I hope to have a few more hens in the future.

    I found BackYard Chickens while searching the Internet for answers to my chicken questions. I am glad to be part of this community.
     
  2. Allie Grace Sanders

    Allie Grace Sanders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BantammChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. WindingWater

    WindingWater Just Hatched

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    Thank you. I really tried to save it. I don't think it developed correctly and was never sure if it was a roo or a hen. It was always feisty little one, one of my favorites.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  7. CHlCK3N

    CHlCK3N Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!:frow

    There are tons of people here to help you if any problems arise! You just have to post on the correct forum and give a brief description of symptoms and a few pictures if necessary and you would be good to go! You can also make cute articles about your chickens and how they grow or something else not related to chickens! Have a great day! Sorry for your loss...
     
  8. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Flock Master Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC:frow We're so happy that you've decided to join us:ya
     
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  9. Hope Hughes

    Hope Hughes Flock Master Premium Member

    Hello:frow
    Welcome to BYC!!
    So glad to have you here!!
    Thanks for sharing your story!!
    There are many people on here that are ready to help in anyway they can!
    The learning center also has alot of great information on it as well!
    Enjoy!:wee
     
  10. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    It is good to have a hobby like chickens when working with a disability. Does your DH get out to help with them too?
     
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