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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by downtown chick, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. downtown chick

    downtown chick Out Of The Brooder

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    My daughter and I started a home school project last year to build a coop and chicken run. The more time I spent reading (or lurking) the more I became invloved with the flock. I had chickens as a child but it had been a long time!! We currently have 6 Barred Rock Hens, 3 - 5 week old black Marans, 3 - 7 day old black Marans, 1 - 7 day old Copper Marans and one unknown rooster, I will posting his picture so hopefully someone can identify the Roo otherwise known as Houdini. We just completed our first hatch with some Ebay eggs and it turned out okay but there is lots of room for improvement.

    I'm glad to see that there are many on the forum near us. We are in Plant City. Hope to meet some of you at a swap sometime.
     
  2. featherbaby

    featherbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! I'm in Jacksonville. You will enjoy BYC, there is so much information and people are very helpful when you have questions.
    Are you going to the Lake City Show? The Tampa show? You can find all the swaps and shows listed for Fl under the "CHICKENSTOCK SHOWS AND SWAPS" heading. Maybe there will be one near you.
     
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  3. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    Hello from California! [​IMG]

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  4. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

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    [​IMG] from NJ! We visit Florida often. [​IMG]
     
  5. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!
     
  6. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Welcome from SW VA!
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us!
     
  8. ChicknJ

    ChicknJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome.... from Volusia county Fl

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  9. JayDe

    JayDe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! We're almost neighbors. I'm in Lithia and got into chickens along with my daughter as well. She ended up not as interested as I was though...lol
     
  10. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in North Central Florida (Ocala)
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