Happy Easter from Upstate NY (where NY, MA & VT meet up)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LissaNY, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. Hello all!
    My husband and three kids have decided to add some chickens to our world. Eggs are a big plus but tick control is even bigger. Also with a big property it just sounds right to to have some chickens wandering around. I have been researching breeds, how-tos, coop plans, care and feeding, etc. for a few months now and feel pretty confident that we can keep them happy and safe.

    With three kids around I have narrowed my "want" list to breeds that are kid-friendly and good layers, one pullet each of:
    • Golden Laced Wyandotte
    • Barred Rock
    • Easter Egger
    • Buff Orpington
    • Australorp

    Now the trick is trying to get them to my corner of the world at a reasonable price. Our local TSC in Bennington, VT still sells chickens but the breeds I would like to get are unsexed there and I don't want to have to figure out what to do with any roosters I come home with.

    If any BYC members live in my area and would like to go together on a shipment from Meyers to split shipping costs, please let me know. I would love to work something out. I have a friend who would like to order two Barred Rock pullets but doesn't want to spend a fortune on shipping either.

    Have a wonderful and blessed Easter!

    Last edited: Apr 8, 2012

  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Songster

    Jan 27, 2012
    SW Ohio
    Hello and welcome from Ohio....glad you joined us and good luck finding your new chickens
  3. Thank you DDNONIN2106! I grew up in Warren OH area (Bristolville) so its very nice to have my first hello from another Ohioan!
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.

  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good choices. :thumbsup
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009

  8. gabirder

    gabirder Chirping

    Feb 23, 2012
    Happy Easter!

    [​IMG] from the gateway of the Okefenokee Swamp and the Folkston Funnel - a train watchers paradise!
  9. greymane

    greymane Songster

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA

    Happy to have you with us. Please check out the NY CHICKEN LOVERS thread in the WHERE AM I? WHERE ARE YOU? section!

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