Greetings from a soon-to-be new chicken owner in northern MN!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Orchid, May 11, 2010.

  1. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Hi all! [​IMG]

    I am about to embark on my first chicken ownership adventure...meaning, as I have heard, they will own me... [​IMG] I have wanted them for years, and finally wore my husband down enough that he is building me a chicken tractor/coop. I needed his cooperation for this endeavor as I am capable of keeping anything alive and thriving but am beyond hopeless when it comes to carpentry. [​IMG]

    We live on 20 acres, part wooded and part pasture, with three horses, two dogs, four cats, a goldfish, and our two sons. We own a plumbing and heating company which of course consumes most of our time, and my husband is a tractor puller in his spare time (when he's not building chicken coops, or repairing dirt bikes and four wheelers for the kids, or putting up fencing, or baling hay [​IMG]). I tell people that my hobbies are gardening and horseback riding, but really my hobbies mostly consist of waiting on and cleaning up after various two and four legged children. So I figured, what's a few more, right? Might as well get some chickens. [​IMG]

    That's me in a nutshell! Or...would that be eggshell... [​IMG]
     
  2. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Orchid, welcome to BYC, and congratulations on your new long awaited adventure!
     
  4. james81

    james81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Lolita

    Lolita Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome! [​IMG]
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  8. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  10. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Thank you for the warm welcome everyone! [​IMG]
     

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