Hello from a Pacific Northwest newbie!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by papschmitty, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. papschmitty

    papschmitty Out Of The Brooder

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    A couple months ago, I got this crazy idea that we should get chickens. I checked out a couple books from the library figuring that I would learn a few things, lose interest and then move on to something else. Now both of my kids (4 and 2) walk up to complete strangers and tell them that we're getting chickens. The 4 year old also goes on to tell them that she's going to gather eggs, feed them and clean up poop. I guess that means I'm committed now! We're hoping to get some chicks in the spring so I guess I have a couple months to figure out what in the heck I'm doing. I've been frequenting BYC for a while now and figured it was time to actually join. So here I am! [​IMG]
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. It sounds like your 4 year old is going to be committed too!
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    [​IMG] neighbor - I live just west of you (wherever you are [​IMG] ) in Forks, WA.

    Come join us in the Washingtonians thread at the Where are you? Where am I? section. [​IMG]
     
  4. Winggedheart

    Winggedheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Many welcomes. [​IMG]
     
  5. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Welcome You are welcome to join the thread for Washington state. We have a number of experts that hang out on that thread. To find us go the Index and find the "Where am I? Where are you!" and then go to the Washingtonians thread. We have a lot of fun going on and can answer just about any questions.
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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    from Washington State!!!

    Kids and chickens go together for sure!
     
  7. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    A warm welcome to you! You'll find all the information you could ever want about poultry here. [​IMG]

    Also, let me just say...I think you'll find you won't regret getting chickens at all. And it's likely that once you've gotten a few, you will become a chicken addict like the rest of us. [​IMG] Always build your coop for many more chickens than you plan on having--just in case! [​IMG] Most common regret people seem to have!
     
  8. papschmitty

    papschmitty Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I'm from Port Angeles! I live south of Seattle now but am at the family cabin on Lake Crescent fairly often. I love it up there!

    Thanks for all the warm welcomes. I'll definitely be joining the Washington thread; I need all the expert advice I can get! I'll be posting pics of the cedar playhouse we scored on Craigslist in the coop forum for advice on how to pimp it out as a chicken coop. [​IMG]
     
  9. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    From just south of Portland!! [​IMG]
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio.
     

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