Greetings from Central Indiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MrMealworm, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. MrMealworm

    MrMealworm New Egg

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    Hello. My name is Chris and I just wanted to introduce myself.

    I was always a wannabe farmer but grew up in the suburbs of St Louis. I had vegetable gardens but never any "livestock". I had wanted to raise animals and about 5 years ago, decided to take the plunge and raise some chicks. I purchased 5 Plymouth Barred Rocks. (I used them for their eggs, couldn't bear to kill them for food.) No roosters. I built a coop in the garage and let them out to graze during the day. They were awesome to watch, each having their own personalities. I even started my brother in law on chickens too.

    All was great for about 1.5 years, until someone in my neighborhood turned me into the HOA. :( I had to give my ladies away to a friend, who has a palace for a chicken coop. I still got to see them, but it wasn't the same.

    I live in a condo now, so no chickens BUT I am able to still satisfy my need to grow. I started a feeder insect company, selling to wholesale and retail customers. My sister's girls are well fed with mealworms, superworms and beetles.

    I look forward to learning more about chickens on this forum and their nutritional needs.
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. MrMealworm

    MrMealworm New Egg

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    Thanks. I no longer live in that house, so I kind of removed the HOA obstacle. Now I have a condo with no yard, so I must wait for more fresh eggs.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. Teri Metcalf

    Teri Metcalf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings from Texas!
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Chris, hopefully you will be able to move to a home where you can keep chickens - welcome to BYC.
     
  9. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Welcome and enjoy BYC
    Steve. :frow
     

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