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Future chicken mom from Greenville, SC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nnpack, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. nnpack

    nnpack Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, from Greenville, SC. I am new to chickens and the whole idea of raising them in my own backyard. I have recently been interested in "urban homesteading" and thought there was no way I could raise chickens in the city limits! YEA! I can!

    Now, I have to figure out what it is I am doing. Cause I have NO CLUE!

    I am the mom to a 16 year old son and an 8 year old cocker spaniel. I've gotten some great help so far from members of BYC, and am looking forward to learning so much more.
     
  2. Rusty's Ranch

    Rusty's Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the "family". You're gonna love having chickens - especially if you can spend lots of time with them when they're small so they can get used to you. They can be very funny and are a joy to have around. We have 2 RIR's that are about 9 weeks old. They're so much fun, we wish we would have gotten chickens sooner.

    This is a great place to learn all you need to learn - no question is too simple (I know, I've asked enough).

    Best wishes ... see you around the coop [​IMG]
     
  3. purecountrychicken

    purecountrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC. I'm down here in Laurens county, SC. I have 17 barred rocks and 4 golden laced wyandottes. You will enjoy having chickens,,they are fun.
     
  4. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from MN!
     
  5. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Near San Fran Ca
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    Hi from out here on the west coast
     
  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
     
  7. jhart101

    jhart101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from NC
     
  8. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    I have family in Lyman, not far from you. My mom was from South Carolina.
     
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome! [​IMG]
     
  10. Big Red Hen

    Big Red Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm from SC too...Colleton County. I'm new to chickens too. They're fun and I can't wait to get more. I have a Dominique Hen, a roo mutt, 6 leghorn pullets, 2 RIRs, 2 black sex-links, & 2 white Ply. Rock pullets.
     

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