City girl turned homesteader

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cklass90, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. Cklass90

    Cklass90 Chirping

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    So I was born and raised in London England! Yes the big famous city. Now I live in a tiny Town in the middle of nowhere Idaho with less than 2000 people and I don't even live in the town part! There were more than 2000 people in my school back in England! Anyway I moved here 7 years ago and I love it, I don't miss city living at all. I've been thinking about chickens for a long time and finally really started researching a few weeks ago. I got 2 ameraucana and 2 ducklings which I think are buff orpington but who knows? And after I get back from vacation I have 16 more chicks coming! A mixture of Rhode island red and ameraucana. I've had fun building a run and coop and I'm loving this website for all my questions!
     

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  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I don't blame anyone wanting to get outta London :D

    Here’s a good link where you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/


    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. If you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.


    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive


    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread


    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  3. moniquem

    moniquem Songster

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    Oh I did the same thing, kind of...

    Born and raised in the big city of S.F., hated all the smog and dumb people. Picked up and moved to Spokane, WA in 2015. Bought an old 100 year old home with huge backyard ( as Californai standards go....:). Grow my own veggies and fruits now and starting this spring will start keeping chickens!

    Congratulations on your adventure!
     
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

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    Howdy:welcome and the U.S.A. :frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  5. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you here!
     
  6. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens many of us country folks have known that for years welcome to the country life
     
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    Texas Kiki Did you candle today?

  8. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    So glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock, always room for more.
     
  10. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Hello from back home! I’m about 70 miles from London. Welcome to BYC. I hope you enjoy the chicken chat!
     
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