Greetings from West Michigan!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by thesunthemoon89, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. thesunthemoon89

    thesunthemoon89 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been lurking for a few weeks so I finally decided to bite the bullet and register as a member [​IMG] As my title says I live in West Michigan and I've wanted chickens for months. Hubby and I are trying to climb the ladder of sustainability/living "green" and chickens seemed like the next rational step! We have plans for 4 chicks and I think we've settled on 2 Barred Rocks and 2 Australorps [I've heard that both breeds are hardy in the cold..hope this is true since it can get pretty chilly and snowy here. Yay Lake Effect Snow!].

    This website and forum is an amazing resource and I look forward to posting here often and talking with like-minded people! Hope everyone is enjoying the New Year.
     
  2. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    welcome!...and as others will soon tell you, if your target is four birds, plan for twelve! You will want more!
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Sydney, Australia!! [​IMG]
     
  5. erner

    erner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Greetings from Missouri! [​IMG]
     
  6. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  7. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BackYardChickens and Happy New Year!
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  9. Kate+chicks

    Kate+chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC! Funny that you said you wanted 4 chickens.....I said the same and just bought our first ones 3 days ago. I started with 7 [​IMG].
     
  10. Debbiedodo

    Debbiedodo Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC from another in West Michigan. This is my first year with chickens and hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
     

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