First timer, getting started

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Neanerbeaner, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Neanerbeaner

    Neanerbeaner New Egg

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    Hello from Maryland!
    My husband and I have decided to take on the endeavor of raising chickens (for eggs). We are on a small lot on the edge of town. Our lot is in city limits, but behind us it is not. We could get a small fine for having them, but we will take the risk. With just a few hens, and neighbors who are glad we are getting them we are not too worried. I also have a friend that can take them if we had to rehome them ASAP.
    We are getting this coop delivered this week: http://www.ebay.com:80/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=390393673121&ssPageName=ADME:L:OC:US:3160
    So far I have 2 BLR Wyandotte pullets. I'd like one or two more. I was thinking silkies maybe? The breeder I'm getting the BLR's from also have Cucko Marans. So maybe them? I'm looking for docile, fairly quiet birds. Good layers hopefully, but quiet and docile take precedence.
     
  2. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Awesome coop! [​IMG] Welcome to the chicken world!

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  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!
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  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. 3LilBirds

    3LilBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi there & [​IMG] from Southern California! My Frizzle Cochins are calm quiet birds. My Silkie as of right now is kind of a spaz. LOL Maybe he/she will calm down.
     
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    gabirder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the gateway to the Okefenokee Swamp and the Folkston Funnel - a train watchers paradise!
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     

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