Greetings from Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by moongazer20, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. moongazer20

    moongazer20 New Egg

    Jul 3, 2016
    east Texas
    I have always had a fascination with chickens and I plan to own some in the near future. I joined BYC because I want to educate myself as much as possible before I take the plunge. I'm also waiting for fall to get here before I get a coop and chickens. My goal is to have great pets with benefits. Eggs ! There is a lot of planning necessary as I am finding out. I live in the eastern part of Texas, female, retired, and divorced. I love to dabble in arts and crafts. I enjoy NOT working. I'm looking forward to sharing information about my chickens when I get them. In the meantime I will continue reading the posts and will keep learning.

  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us. And congrats on your decision to get your own flock.

    If you are planning on starting with baby chicks, I would wait til next spring to implement your plans so they can transition outdoors in better weather. But, If you are getting pullets, Fall will be fine. IMO - would not want to miss those early fun days of brooding the babies.

    The first place to start is the Learning Center - and then explore the Coops/Runs Forums - get your plans in place to get you ready for the new adventure.
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  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

    Mar 20, 2012
    Hi and welcome to BYC! If you ever have any questions, always feel free to ask! Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    In the meantime you may want to join your state thread. By the time you to get chickens, you may already have some BYC chickener friends.
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - good luck with your planning and please make yourself at home here with us.

    Best wishes

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