Greetings and Salutations from Greenville, SC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JulesCinSC, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. JulesCinSC

    JulesCinSC New Egg

    Apr 9, 2009
    Greenville, SC
    Hi Everyone!

    My name is Julia, but you can call me Jules. I am a married mother of one awesome 9 yr old boy as well as a human servant to a dog and 2 cats.

    I don't have any chickens yet, as I was erroneously led to believe that they are not allowed in my downtown, historic neighborhood. However, on a whim today I looked up the city's municipal codes and found that they are allowed as long they do not cause a stink, figuratively and literally. WOO HOO! I'm so excited.

    My husband and I both have wanted them for a while; we are easing our way into the "urban homesteading" movement, slowly but surely. We already grow lots of herbs and veggies, but to have our own eggs would be a boon. So I am hoping to be a chicken owner very soon... Or as I say with my dog, I hope to be some chickens' human very soon. [​IMG]

    I look forward to learning more about raising chicks and to getting to know some of my fellow enthusiasts.

  2. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    Hi [​IMG] from Eastern NC
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida. Congratulations on getting chickens, you're gonna love it!!! [​IMG]
  4. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    YAY Greenville! My wonderful son was born there!! I lived there for about 5 years! Welcome from North Carolina!! [​IMG]
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  6. llamagirl

    llamagirl Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 21, 2009
    Western NC
    Hi from Western NC![​IMG]
  7. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    Hi JulesCinSC!!! How great is THAT!!!? You can have chickens after all!!!

    Giiven your regulations, you might want to look into human grade diatomatous earth (DE) or "Sweet PDZ" (the latter contains human grade DE) - they are GREAT for keeping the coop smelling fresh -- dries up just about anything you put it on and it isn't harmful to animals or humans!!


    Welcome!!! [​IMG]
  8. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
  9. KyleD.

    KyleD. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2009
    south carolina
    [​IMG] From Oconee S.C...not to far up the road [​IMG]
  10. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and [​IMG] from NC

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