Chicken seeker in SW MICH.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LJL7mom, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. LJL7mom

    LJL7mom New Egg

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    Hello, We are a family from southwest michigan residing in a rural area with several acres. I, as the domestic engineer, have wanted to venture into our own chickens. I plan to study this sites information, ask questions, and determine what chickens would be the best for our family. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
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  3. auburn

    auburn Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! Welcome to the site! Hope that you enjoy your stay. [​IMG]

    (Buff Orpingtons. Recommended forever and for always. [​IMG])
     
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  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! The Learning Center Would be a good place to start. There is actually a good article there, under Getting Started Raising Chickens, on choosing the right chicken breed. And then there is the Breeds section, with more info and member's reviews on the different breeds. Enjoy your chicken adventures!
     
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  5. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you joined us! Explore away - Check out the Breeds tab. People love different types of Chickens - I think Buff orps are lovely and snuggly. Other people have other favorites. Learn and ask questions.

    Caroline Jacksonville
     
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  6. LJL7mom

    LJL7mom New Egg

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    Hi Auburn,
    I see you are in West Michigan as well. What chickens have you found to do best in our climate. We are looking mainly for good hens for egg production...not flighty. I am thinking we will start with 4-5 this Spring. So, my research and education begins now.
     
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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    Hope you stop by the Michigan thread and say hi - there are quite a few peeps in your area. Look in the Where am I - Where are you section of the Forum.
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I have a buff Orp named Butterscotch, she is super friendly :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Buff orps are beautiful birds. I know orps come in some snazzy colors also , like lavender and chocolate don't know if they lay as well etc. There are also bantam sized orps.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined! [​IMG]
     

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