Greetings from Tampa Bay, Florida!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by imaflgal, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. imaflgal

    imaflgal New Egg

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    [FONT=georgia, serif]Hi Y'all![/FONT]

    [FONT=georgia, serif]We secured our coop last night and we're looking into getting a half-dozen chicks. This will be our first chicken adventure so we're exploring all of our options. Though Silkies seem very docile & great for kids, we're seeking avid egg-layers, tolerant of confinement along with Florida's summer heat. The search continues to bring us back to Minorca and White Star Hybrid. Any suggestions for these beginners? Great group, btw, lots of information & fellowship here, I look forward to reading more & getting to know its members.[/FONT]
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Google the Henderson Chicken Chart for good breed information
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome

    If you want to talk with more chicken owners in your area you could seek out the Florida thread in Where am I, where are you. They'll be able to give you advice about climate, etc.
    As for breeds, I know sex-links are fantastic layers and don't mind confined space. We have a few and we live in the city.
    Anyway, I hope you have many rewarding experiences raising your chickens, don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and enjoy the site! :D
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!!
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  9. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...glad you joined us
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     

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