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Good Morning from the Wanna-Be State of Jefferson!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lurae, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. lurae

    lurae Out Of The Brooder

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    I just joined yesterday, found this site as I was looking for pallet coop suggestions/plans. I haven't had chickens for many years but plan to get mine going soon. I use to raise and butcher 100 a year the old fashion method of hand plucking and a five gallon bucket of hot water. Now my plans are raising them for eggs only unless I get the urge for farm fresh meat. They will be free range, organic and loved! This looks like a great site to find out what chicken knowledge I've missed over the last 35 years!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    You certainly have come to the right place for all the chicken talk!

    It's always nice to come back to a hobby, sometimes there is a new light to it. I hope this time around you find it even more enjoyable!

    Make yourself at home here and if you do have any questions, feel free to ask.

    So pull up a roost bar and welcome to our flock! :)
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    A warm welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Check out the Coops section and the "coops and runs" forum for coop ideas - that will keep you busy for a while as there are many ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. Jucodeo

    Jucodeo The Sky is Falling!

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    Since you are new to chickens I will leave you the link to the most prominent learning area on this site our Learning Center a place with updated articles for old and new chicken raisers! https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center I hope you enjoy BYC and make sure to post pictures of your flock and give us updates on how you are doing here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/40/family-life-stories-pictures-updates I also get mad for lurking for so long before I joined lol! All the best of luck to you and your flock!
    Justin [​IMG]
     
  6. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hey, nice to meet you.
    Not sure where Stonyford is, but I'm way up here in Ca also, Crescent City, where the redwoods meet the sea. Heard some of the State of Jefferson stuff, but not actually familiar with it. Just moved up here under 2 years ago. LOVE it here!
    Have fun, welcome to BYC!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock!
     

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