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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kbenz100, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. kbenz100

    kbenz100 New Egg

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    Hi, my name is Kim and I have been researching backyard chicken raising for about 3 months now. I think I am finally ready to "fly the coop" and order some chicks! My family which consists of my 2 kids ages 9 and 10, my husband and I, our 2 labs and 1 border collie, a bearded dragon, a cat named George and a diva of a rat named Angie all live here in TX just north of Houston. I think I have narrowed it down to Easter Eggers but was wondering if these are truly a quieter breed...I don't think my neighbors will have an issue but out of courtesy I want to try and do everything right! I can't wait to place my order and can't wait to hear from others and how their experiences are going!
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. My EE is usually quiet...except when she lays an egg. Chickens like to "announce" when they have laid an egg.
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress


    [​IMG] Hi Kim! [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us!
     
  6. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome! It seems a lot of chicken people are also rat people, hahaha! Good luck with your new feathered kids!
     
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  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. kybyxbee

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