Excited about starting my backyard flock

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bcAddy, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. bcAddy

    bcAddy In the Brooder

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    Hello all. Very excited about our future flock. I have some chicks on order and ready to be delivered early summer when I get out of school, but at the same time working on a road block. The HOA. They are very kind and most of the board has no problems with me having some BYC but the CC&Rs say no even though the city says "yes, with a permit". So right now just working on an addendum to the CC&Rs which will require a super majority approval from the home owners. Going to get the family involved though in hopes that my cute children will be harder to say no to. ;)

    In the meantime keeping hope alive and making plans as if we will have new pets added to the family and fresh eggs on the way later this year.

    bcAddy
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I hope you can get the approval to be able to keep chickens. They really do bring the family together. Drop by the learning centre for some great articles on raising chicks. Here is the link https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    Wishing you the very best of luck and be sure to ask any questions you may have everyone here to help and very friendly. Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. N F C

    N F C coffee up kids!

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    Welcome to BYC! I hope you get your chickens, they are wonderful to have around. Nice to have you join us!
     
  4. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Songster

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    Welcome to the BYC flock!! Hopefully all goes well and you can get your chickies! [​IMG]
    I wrote a blog post with some info on starting a backyard flock, here: http://backyard-barnyard.blogspot.com/2015/02/starting-urban-flock.html
    You can check it out for some basic info (I also appreciate constructive criticism from experienced chicken owners)!
    My chickens are more to me than egg-machines. The rooster keeps stray cats out of the yard, they eat the slugs and ticks, and they're just fun to watch! There is a ton of info on this site, everyone has been so helpful. You will like it here!
    Good luck!!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Greetings! Welcome to BYC! Feel free to browse around the site. It is a great resources and I'm sure you will find answers to all your questions here!
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  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting chickens.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    I hope you can get chickens! They really are wonderful animals to raise that I'm sure you'd enjoy.[​IMG]
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Hope you will be successful in getting an amendment to allow chickens. More power to you [​IMG] Welcome to Backyard Chickens.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck getting the ordinances changed!
     

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