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Belleisa

  • Joined Aug 2021
  • Bexleyheath
Brand new member
« on: August 20, 2021, 07:29:24 pm »
Hello brand new to the forum, and recommended to it by a friend, not technically a smallholder, hope that wont count against me, but i am a back garden hen keeper, and have been for 9 years.
I am in Kent / SE London.
Looking forward to finding out more about other things.
 :chook:

Ghdp

  • Joined Aug 2014
  • Conwy
Re: Brand new member
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2021, 02:24:05 pm »
Hi. Just seen this. Welcome to the forum. Back yard hens a good fun.

Scarlet.Dragon

  • Joined May 2015
  • Aberdeenshire
Re: Brand new member
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2021, 05:03:46 pm »
Thanks for responding GHDP - your comment pinged it up so I saw it too...

What do you mean you're not a smallholder @Belleisa - you can't get much more 'smallholder' than backyard chickens!!!!  Welcome and look forward to learning from you.  I've been owned by hens (ex-batts) for just a couple of years.
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Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • ScotHebs
Re: Brand new member
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2021, 05:14:59 pm »
 :wave:  and welcome @Belleisa .  We don't have many members from London I think  ;D   I'm in Scotland and keep hens, geese and Hebridean sheep.
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Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Brand new member
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2021, 06:18:02 pm »
Hello and welcome - at last  :eyelashes:

Belleisa

  • Joined Aug 2021
  • Bexleyheath
Re: Brand new member
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2021, 08:15:38 pm »
Thank you everyone for the welcome.
Some how i always felt small holders had 4 legged animals, and an area bigger than a back garden.
So i guess mine could be calld a tiny holder.
A friend in Norfolk suggested this forum.

Kiran

  • Joined Apr 2019
Re: Brand new member
« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2021, 06:15:48 am »
Hi, I'm a relative newbie to all this and at the moment i only have chickens and ducks. We are expanding slowly and there is plenty of useful info and knowledgeable people here

Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: Brand new member
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2021, 11:04:58 pm »
Hi and welcome. I am another back garden smallholder, although I refer to it as my microholding. I used to keep goats, hence the name, but sadly had to stop due to disability. Still grow fruit and veg though.

 

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