Gearing up to be a new chicken momma...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gpsygrl, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. gpsygrl

    gpsygrl Out Of The Brooder

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    We are living in Spokane, WA and are getting set up and ready to get some new chickens here some time in April or May (we're only allowed 3). I am trying to do my due diligence before I get them, so I've been reading a lot through the site and just gathering information (also from my brother, who happened to tell me about this site - Thanks big bro!).

    Wondering if anyone has any specific Eastern WA suggestions/cautions/etc? I have an almost 5 yr old son who will be helping me, so we're thinking the Orpingtons are the best choice.

    Anywho, it's good to have so many threads to read and learn from!!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG]and welcome to BYC!

    You might want to connect with others in your state in the WA thread....

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/353771/eastern-washington

    Orpingtons, the Buff Orpingtons or the Black Australorps are a great bird to keep. They are great layers, very docile and kid friendly, they are affectionate and very hardy over all. My girls follow me around like drooling puppies looking for goodies or a nice warm lap to sit on. Huge lap babies!

    Good luck with your new chicken adventures!
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] it's great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    Well I am sure you found the BYC learning center then [​IMG]




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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - good luck in your preparation.
     
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  7. mattsinger

    mattsinger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
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    love2grinchicke Chillin' With My Peeps

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