Hello from California

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by thomas001111, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. thomas001111

    thomas001111 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2016
    Hello a
    ll I'm thinking of raising chickens again lived in the country as a kid and had chickens in 4 h
    Hope to learn a lot
  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2016
    Surrounded by the Amish
    Hello from Michigan and welcome to BYC I'm glad you joined us. Are there any breeds that your interested in getting?
  3. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2015
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  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC - and welcome back to the keeping of chickens! Have you got particular breeds in mind yet? Are you currently in an area where keeping poultry is allowed? If you are interested in ideas for coop construction you might want to check out this part of the site: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops
    if you want to network with other chicken keepers in your general area (can be helpful in networking for sourcing your stock, concerns that are specific to an area, etc) you can find your location's thread here:

    If you want to see how things might have changed in the time since you last had birds or brush up on some things to best prepare yourself for a successful reintroduction to the hobby you might find some good information here:

    So glad you've joined us!
  5. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

    Apr 11, 2010

    Hope you get some chickens soon!
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Howdy from Kansas and :welcome. Pleased you joined our community! Looks like CTKen has given you some great research links so I'll just say best wishes!
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    The Learning Center can serve as a fine "refresher course ," Welcome back to Chickendom. [​IMG]
  8. thomas001111

    thomas001111 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2016
    Hello living in the city we can only have 8 chickens no roosters I really like barred rocks and bantam I know bantam lay small eggs but they make nice pets when I lived in the country I would incubate .I have 3 incubators gqf and two that I made at one time I had over 1000 chick's which I would sell to the feed stores and people who lived around us even sold eggs
  9. thomas001111

    thomas001111 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2016
    Hi yes I think I will incubate a few but living in the city only have 8 I'm a country boy living in the city
  10. spurrer

    spurrer Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2016
    Attalla, Ala
    Hello from Alabama! I never thought I would like California but my son moved to SF as a traveling nurse, met another nurse and had two children with her and got married in that order. Things are sure different from when I was growing up in the fifties. She was a California girl born and raised in Sacramento. He is now a nurse anethisist and she has her masters in nursing. In August they had another little baby boy. We went to see them and I really liked SF. I walked across the golden gate bridge and waded in the Pacific Ocean. My sister lived in Eureka and we went there among the redwood trees and I fell in love with a town called Trinidad right on the coast. I tried to talk her and my husband into selling our homes and buying one there. But she got sick and they moved to San Diego to be near their children.We went sailing in the bay and I wanted to go under the bridge but the water was too rough. Where in Ca do you live?

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