Hello Chicken People

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pennyslate, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. pennyslate

    pennyslate New Egg

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    I am relatively new to raising chickens. I received my first flock of 6 about a year ago for the first time in my life. I love them. I live in southern va with my husband ( Bob), dog ( Munchie) guinea pig ( Kudja ) and rescued off a bridge cat ( Kitty/Hudinni). I own a quilt shop in Boydton. I am a quilt pattern designer/teacher and run the shop.
    I do have some questions regarding my girls( chickens).
     
  2. nwredrooster

    nwredrooster Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome!! Ask away, we'll try to share what we know/think.
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC glad you joined.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Just go to the relevant section on the forum and ask your questions. We'll do our best to answer them! also check out the Hobbies section here:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/41/hobbies

    We have a few quilters here that you can chat with.
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. karen9957

    karen9957 New Egg

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  7. karen9957

    karen9957 New Egg

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    I'm going to start raising chickens for eggs. Totally new to this. I will look over plans for coops. I have space and will need to make sure the girls will be safe from coyote , fox and raccoons for sure. I will be using a shed roof off a mini barn to start off then expand that area for a run. It will be a coop combined of materials of different sorts built with plans I have seen at BYC. I live in southern ohio. I will buy chicks from the local hatchery to start off. When the weather breaks I hope to start the coop process. I am worried about when I can start with chicks due to the weather. I have a lot to learn, but am excited and have wanted to do this for a while. I want the grandkids to learn and experience this journey too. I hope to have some personable hens.
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Research the site and ask your questions. The answers are here.
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, pennyslate, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Best of luck to you, your chickens, and your quilt shop!
     
  10. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     

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