Hello from Cecil County Maryland

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by craigbalunsat, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. craigbalunsat

    craigbalunsat New Egg

    Dec 1, 2011
    Hi folks!

    My Name is Craig Balunsat and am new here. I have six hens, two ducks, and one goat named snowbird. I'm in the local news, so no need to hide my identity. I'm here to learn and help others.
    This is my first attempt to have ducks, chickens and a goat for pets. The hard times have spurred me to go rural, or go the way of urban sustainability to provide more healthy and affordable food for my family.
    Being new to this, I wrongfully assumed I was allowed to have farm animals just because my neighbors do, and I live in a rural area surrounded by farms...It turns out that I don't have enough land to legally own anything other than cats and dogs in my county...So I'm been actively engaged in having the laws changed, and get a variance for my situation. For me, yes, but more importantly, for the people in this county...They need to have the laws amended, times are tough, and we need this change.

    So this is who I am, and nice to be here..looking forward to meeting people here. I would like to post a link to some articles in the local newspaper, which has been covering my case. But I don't want to post the links here yet, because I know how spammers like to do this, and I want no show some respect, since I am new here. But anyone wanting to know more about my situation can search for Snowbird, my goat, and in Cecil County, Maryland...google this and the Cecil whig newspaper. So far I've been a lone wolf fighting this, but I hope I will find like minded people here. I'm here to help and learn!!
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    [​IMG] from Ohio
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    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Hello Craig, from the Big Bear mountains of Ca. Glad you found us. [​IMG] [​IMG]
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    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] from Louisiana!!
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    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Happy to have you aboard!

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    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
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