Greetings from Northern California

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Heather9508, Oct 16, 2018.

  1. Heather9508

    Heather9508 In the Brooder

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    Hi my name is Heather and happy to find this nifty forum, thank you for creating it:)

    We live in a small farming town in Northern California and are sprucing up a little outbuilding to be a new coop for spring 2019. We will be new chicken owners. Currently we have a few teenagers (we’re in our 40’s) and a handsome smart Golden Retriever ..... yeah.. so I’m really excited about the plans for our chickens yet a little nervous about how to handle the situation of training our young dog on how to behave around them. Of course we’ll have eveything enclosed and they’ll have a large run that nothing should get into, BUT I know there will be some encounters because it’s just inevitable- plus I plan to let them out occasionally to roam the property. Anyway hopefully I’ll get some feedback on that at some point but glad to be here!
     

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    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    :welcome

    Hi Heather, it's nice to have you here with us!

    If you'd like to chat with other CA members, here's a link to your state thread:
    California, Northern

    That out building should make a nice coop for your future flock!
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Hi, Heather, and welcome to BYC. It is a 'Nifty' forum indeed.
     
  4. Heather9508

    Heather9508 In the Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  5. FarmerGirl101

    FarmerGirl101 Songster

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Howdy Heather! :frow Welcome to our FUNomenal Flock! Best wishes and have lots of fun!
     
  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy Heather :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Glad to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Nice to meet you Heather, Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  9. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hi, I'm glad that you joined us here. Good luck on the coop and your chickens!
     
  10. micstrachan

    micstrachan Free Ranging

    Hi Heather and welcome to BYC! I’min Northern California, too, but in the By Area. Are you way up north?
    Also, I think your Golden Retriever will be great with chickens with some training!
     

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