Hello from Florida...for now.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by faireundefi, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. faireundefi

    faireundefi New Egg

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    Hi, everyone!

    I'm a current Floridian looking forward to a move this summer to a much friendlier backyard chicken city, Atlanta. The city I currently live in keeps saying "no" to our pleas and is clearly uneducated about poultry keeping. It's so heartbreaking.

    Luckily, we will be looking for two girls to add to our family later this year. I'm a single mom with a twelve year old daughter, two dogs, and a parrotlet. We have waited, patiently, for years to have the opportunity to keep chickens.

    We are both pescetarians, so although do not consume meat we do love eggs and use them often. Our days of buying fresh eggs from the farmer's market are numbered, and it's a good thing!

    Our dogs, however, eat the BARF diet. Raw chicken back is a staple. Honestly, handling chicken meat was always something I disliked when preparing human meals, I can't believe I don't think twice while butchering a carcass for my dogs.

    Originally, I signed up to address some concerns about having dogs on raw diet while keeping pet chickens; am I asking for trouble, ya know? But the more I think about it, I need a good community to help with my research of care, breeds, and housing plans. So here I am! And I'm stoked to be here! ;)

    Kimber
     
  2. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Welcome to BYC :)
     
  4. LovePolish2

    LovePolish2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Kimber, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community. Glad you are moving to a place that allows you to keep chickens. Best of luck to you!
     
  8. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC , and good luck with your move.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     

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