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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ilovechicken2!, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. ilovechicken2!

    ilovechicken2! Hatching

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    Hi Everyone!

    Well, I finally got my babies yesterday. I've picked a coop design and have about a month to build it!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    I raised chickens when I was a young teenager. That was somewhere around 30 some odd years ago. ;)

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?


    I just bought a dozen -

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    1 Rhode Island Red, 5 Delaware, and 6 Barred Rock.


    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?


    Internet searches

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?


    Gardening

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I have fish, cats, and dogs. I am an Environmental compliance officer, I don't use pesticides at my home, preferring natural alternatives, like manual labor for pulling taproot weeds, and diatomaceous earth for keeping pests out of the house and garden, and using herbs and flowers for the garden pests.

    I am SO EXCITED to finally have my chicks. Thanks for all the great advice and design ideas!
     

  2. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Congrats on your chicks & good luck [​IMG]
     
  3. Roosten95

    Roosten95 In the Brooder

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    Hey names joe. . .i have grown p with chickens sence i can remeber . . last year i finaly got my own . . i have 2 white plymouth rocks 3 Rhode island red chicks
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
  5. greymane

    greymane Songster

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  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  7. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Songster

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....glad you joined us
     

  8. adrianis

    adrianis In the Brooder

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    Welcome to backyard chickens!


    That is really fun that you just picked out your chicken coop design. :) Good luck with your new chickens!
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  10. parentwarrior

    parentwarrior Chirping

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    Hi,

    I am new to raising chickens. I have 2 4 week old chicks so far. a Buff Orpington and a Wyandotte. I have 4 dogs, 5 ferrets, a green cheek conjure inside. Outside in a large cage I have a rescued quail and a two rescued sparrows, one who falls over when she looks up. :) I have 2 kids. I own a Home Inspection business in the Phoenix Valley area and I am also a parent advocate for adoptive parents who struggle to get mental health help for their kids and other parents where the child is out of control or violent.
     

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