Firechick in Georgia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Firechick1206, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. Firechick1206

    Firechick1206 New Egg

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    Hi, I am new to this site, and new to chickens. I am in the process of slowly building my coop and knowledge about my upcoming backyard chicken adventure. we live on 44 acres and have 3 horses along with two 7 yr old little boys. we want to teach them about responsibility and self reliance as well is maybe cut down on some grocery bills while eating a lil healthier. I am looking into getting 5 RIR hens to start off, and maybe adding a rooster in the spring to make us some babies. we will see from there.
     
  2. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello! Welcome to BYC from Kentucky.


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  3. Back2MyRoots

    Back2MyRoots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey and welcome! This place has been a life-saver for me---so much information and so many helpful and friendly people! We're new to chickens too---got our ladies back in March.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Firechick1206, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! I like how you are raising your boys with chickens - lot of good lessons. Best of luck to you!
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  7. Chicken Steve

    Chicken Steve Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to this group and to raising chickens. most of my knowledge is from being a little dude watching my Great Grand Mother deal with her chicks. I have finally got some of my seven hens laying. and it has been a lot of fun watching them grow and become big laying hens. the only problem I have had is one of my girls lost her eye, I guess from a lucky peck from one of her sisters. I have learned a lot after the fact. And it looks like I have more to learn. My group is a mixed up bunch some 5 different breeds for more colorful eggs. And not knowing which were heavier layers I have a mix of what they had at the store. It's nice to have a group to come to and be able to share your experience and concerns.
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Eggs from backyard chickens are great. I hope you and your family enjoy the chickens!
    Don't hesitate to ask any questions you have, and enjoy the site. :D
     

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