Excited to learn more!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lahna, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. Lahna

    Lahna New Egg

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    Hello everyone!
    I've recently moved to Cincinnati, OH and am seriously considering raising chickens this coming spring! I've done my research on the legality part and am overly pleased that I can raise some of my very own little ladies without even having to get a permit!

    I've talked to a couple of my neighbors, that live in close proximity, and have a couple more to get an "ok" from before I start drawing up plans for my coop. They're pretty great though and I'm hoping that they wont mind. (I figure a bribe of fresh eggs should get them on board)

    I'm really quite excited and am looking forward to reading about others' experiences!

    ~Lahna
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California, chickens are awesome :)
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, Lahna, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! You are right - a few fresh eggs can go a long way to making neighbors just fine with the idea of you having chickens. I wish you all the best!!
     
  4. poultrified

    poultrified Out Of The Brooder

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    Congradulations on your upcoming spring chicken adventures [​IMG] I moved to a 14 acre ranch property a year ago and have grown my new family farm from 13 hens to over 200 in one year. A big learning experience for sure- keeping me on my toes with new obstacles like weather issues, predators (I've managed to attract a mountain lion!) I dont know what kind of set up you have planned, but one word of advice if I may- is do alot of research on possible predators whether it's wild ones or neighborhood animals. I've modified and re-built coop. The hardest part of having chickens is having to cull ones I was attached if they got ill or injured, etc. [​IMG] I wasnt prepared for these things once upon a time, but whether I have 2 chickens or 200, I Wouldnt trade this new lifestyle for anything! I've tamed my chickens the point they land on me the minute i sit down to give them treats.. this was fine and dandy only when they were tiny!! My husband just laughs hysterically when I get ambushed every morning. LOL. Good luck with your chickens- you'll surely love them they are the most awesome creatures ever...
     
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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

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