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Greetings from the Rainy Northwest!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SadieSue, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. SadieSue

    SadieSue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been a member for a few months, but this is my first post! I've been reading and studying because I want to set up a small coop in the spring. We're limited here in Pierce County as to the number of hens we can have on our property so I need to do this right. I would like to get only 3 or 4 hens. I do have the breeds narrowed down that I'm interested in. (Marans, Auracauna or Americauna, blue egg layer, and a Wyandotte) I will not be breeding or showing. I want friendly hens, good layers and pretty eggs. These will be pets. I'd like a good lead on how to find the best breeders in the area so I can be certain to obtain nice, purebred hens. How do we find poultry clubs so I can begin networking now? Any help would be MUCH appreciated! TIA! [​IMG]
    Sadie
     
  2. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Oregon!
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  4. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

    Hi neighbor! Welcome from Graham/Eatonville area. You will have a load of chickens within 2 months of getting your first few I bet! You will get so hooked. Check out the thread(where am I where are you) Washinngton. There are folks local that can answer lots of questions. Glad your here! Shoot, I just got rid of my maran hens this week but if you want a BCM roo I will give you one if you want him. He will go to auction next week.
     
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  5. SadieSue

    SadieSue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi neighbor! Welcome from Graham/Eatonville area. You will have a load of chickens within 2 months of getting your first few I bet! You will get so hooked. Check out the thread(where am I where are you) Washinngton. There are folks local that can answer lots of questions. Glad your here! Shoot, I just got rid of my maran hens this week but if you want a BCM roo I will give you one if you want him. He will go to auction next week.

    Thank you for the welcome - we ARE neighbors! I did check out the Washington thread - I think it's going to be very helpful. Timing is everything, I haven't got my coop set up yet so wouldn't have had a place for your maran hens darn it. And as much as I'd *like* a rooster, don't think I can have one where I live. Maybe we'll have opportunity to meet in the spring when I'm ready for my girls though!​
     
  6. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

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    [​IMG] from across the mountains! I used to live in graham and lakewood, so know pierce county pretty well!
    there are several shows put on here in washington, I myself am just getting started in that aspect of "chickening"
    Its fabulous fun!
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    [​IMG] from just west of you in Forks, WA. [​IMG]
     
  8. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hello from the dry Southwest and [​IMG] Have fun planning for your chickens!
     
  9. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] from california
     
  10. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Welcome from just East of you on the plateau.
     

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