Chick pilot gonna get some chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PilotChick, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. PilotChick

    PilotChick New Egg

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    Thanks for this great resource! My husband’s co-worker recommended I check the site out and I’ve been “lurking” and reading a lot here to help prepare me for my first ever chickens—am planning on getting five this coming week. The coop gets painted and shingled this weekend and next week I hope to get three golden sex-links and two buff orpingtons. I'm kind of embarassed to admit I've never even held a chicken yet I am "all in" with this venture!

    Besides chickens, I’ll be spending my summer gardening, sewing, making soap, making wine, etc… Basically trying to learn a lot about self-sufficient skills because many of these same skills also help promote a cleaner, greener environment… and they help save money!

    I'm a pilot and I live in the burbs of Salt Lake with my hubby and my 83lb “baby” Anatolian Shepherd who makes a great running/hiking/skijoring/ and snuggling partner!
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. You've come to the right place. :thumbsup
     
  3. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC from Michigan!

    You might also want to check out a BYC sister site called Sufficient Self. There is a link at the bottom of this page. Excellent site there also.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  5. PilotChick

    PilotChick New Egg

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    I actually just saw that listed on BYC only moments before you suggested it-- I'm heading over there now to check it out! Thanks!
     
  6. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!!
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  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome
    I was preparing on here for months before I actually got my first chickens. :lol: Spent a couple of weeks alone just making the homemade feeder!
    Pretty cool that you're a pilot. I would love to be an airline pilot one day...
    Anyway, I hope you have many rewarding experiences raising your chickens, don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and enjoy the site! :D
     
  10. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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