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Can't wait to get chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kittylaloo, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. kittylaloo

    kittylaloo New Egg

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    Hi there, I have wanted chickens for years! This will be the year I do it, I have to get a permit from my city first and then the coop building will begin! I live just east of the metro Portland, OR area, work full time but my husband is retired and will be the handy person who will probably do most of the building of the coop. I checked out the book from the library "Backyard Chickens Guide to Coops and Tractors" which of course, referenced the backyardchickens.com website. Lots of good stuff here and I am anxiously awaiting taking my permit & 50 bucks <sigh> to the city after the holiday weekend.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Oh, the anticipation. [​IMG]
     
  3. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California, hope everything goes well for you.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, kittylaloo, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Best of luck to you and your birds!!
     
  6. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad to have you here! Good luck with your chickens, and please post pictures in the Pictures and Stories of my Chickens forum when you get your birds!

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  7. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you're doing your homework on your chicken project. We found that doing our research on how to build the safest possible coop has saved us a lot of worry and grief. I've heard too many stories of people coming out to their coop in the morning to find that their flock was decimated by a predator in the night.

    Enjoy your chickens!
     
  8. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Hope all goes well for you!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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