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Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby sarros » 12 Jul 2012, 11:49

Just wanted to say hi to everyone out there and introduce myself. Since moving to France a few years' ago, I've found myself an avid lover and breeder of chickens. As you all know, its so addictive so when I unsuspectingly got my first hybrids I certainly didn't realise that I'd get into chooks so much that I'd be showing them and breeding them...for fun! :lol:

I breed LF Laced Wyandottes but my favourite breed is the ever-so-docile Brahma...they're big, beautiful and have hairy legs like me (only kidding, about the hairy legs part!!)! I've had my ups and downs with them and occasionally feel like giving it all up, but I can't help myself when one of my Brahmas, Nell, comes up and just starts chatting to me about her day :sunny:

I'm lucky enough to live in France and have some land and old stone buildings at my disposal. I work full time so can't breed as many as I'd like as I wouldn't have the time to care for them all properly. I still reckon retirement is best to take when you're young, and then work later on in life!!

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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby Ilex Kent » 12 Jul 2012, 18:22

Hello and Welcome :wave:
Nice to see you on this site now ;) :thumbright:
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby Gilly C » 12 Jul 2012, 21:33

Hello from me :wave: we are in 16 I have just the 4 Silkies :)
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby sarros » 12 Jul 2012, 21:41

Thanks guys! IK, are you on PPF then?!!
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby ladyplumber » 12 Jul 2012, 23:16

Hi and welcome sarros ! :wave:
1 BlackRock 2 Speckledys 1 Black Brahma 3 Light Sussex 1 Auracana 1 (noisy) Silver Laced Wyandotte 4 Marans x Cream Legbar
4 Barnvelder x Cream Legbar 1 Blue Splash Orpington 2 Chocolate Orpington 5 Gold Laced Orpington
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby goatlady » 13 Jul 2012, 06:10

Hi Sarros, and welcome. I love my Brahmas, too!
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby Ilex Kent » 13 Jul 2012, 08:59

yes :wave:
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby sarros » 13 Jul 2012, 11:20

Cool :thumbright:
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby CP » 14 Jul 2012, 10:46

Welcome to the forum sarros. :)
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby goatlady » 14 Jul 2012, 10:55

Sarros - I've had a look at your website, and your Wyandottes look lovely. What a shame I'm so far away from you!
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby mojo » 14 Jul 2012, 13:06

welcome i live in the north of deux sevre
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby sarros » 14 Jul 2012, 13:18

I spotted you Mojo on the map - you aren't far at all! Goatlady - I can send them via a transport company but its pricey and I don't really like to cause the stress on the birds, even though they're in specially-built boxes. Thank you for your kind comments re the website and my birds - the site is new and I've only officially been breeding the Dottes since 2011 but love it! If ever you're passing this way......!
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby Juju » 16 Aug 2012, 13:35

A very tardy welcome from me too! :grin:
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby Moriarty » 16 Aug 2012, 18:26

yoo hoo from a little further south. Good website, cute chooks!!!
my chooks: Sage&Onion, Roger the randy cockerel, Squawkbox, Bonnie 'N' Clyde, Pancakes, Custard, Omelette & EggNog. Plus four garden cats and another half dozen feral ones that I feed. And a nursery of pipistrelle bats in the verandah roof ..
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Re: Hi from Deux-Sèvres

Postby tillylosh2 » 19 Aug 2012, 22:11

Hello from South Vienne and welcome, lovely birds.
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