First chickens excitement!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Corax, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. Corax

    Corax Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello All! My husband and I are super excited to be embarking on our first chicken season! I've been reading and reading and reading here, and there is so much great information!

    We live in High Springs, FL and our flock will stay small (ha! I see what happens to everyone here! small is the plan anyhow), planning to stick with just six for awhile. Our primary goal is eggs and good foragers--we've got a zillion ticks on our property, and of course mosquitoes too, in the summer months.
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
    Adorable profile picture, by the way!
     
  3. White Leghorn

    White Leghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and [​IMG]! I hope you find all you are looking for and more! PM me with any questions you may have!
     
  4. Corax

    Corax Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Sunny and Leghorn for your welcomes :)

    We are planning on Doms and Welsummers -- they seem to be good layers with gentle temperments--any feedback as to whether they will be happy in our North Central Florida climate is welcome!
     
  5. White Leghorn

    White Leghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two Barred Rocks which are similar to Dominiques (I think that's what you mean by DOms; correct me if I am wrong!) and they do well here in NC! I don't have any experience with raising Welsummers though so let me know how that goes please!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, Corax, and [​IMG]! Great to have aboard! Best of luck to you and your flock of 6...or more! [​IMG]
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  9. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC

    Good luck with your new babies. I would love to have Welsummers someday
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

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