Hello from Georgia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KenK, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. KenK

    KenK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2011
    Hello all. I've been lurking here for a few days and decided to join.

    Raised chickens for a few years, many years ago, and plan to resume this spring. Back then I had some mixed game chickens that were started from a trio my uncle gave me. The predators finally wiped me out.

    I enjoy most anything food related and the older I get the more I have become interested in self sufficiency. When I'm finally able to retire in a few years would like to grow all our food.

    Been enjoying reading what the folks here have to say while I plan on how to build accomodations for the birds and just what type to get.

    The plan now is to get a couple dozen straight run chicks, maybe Wyandottes. We will eat all but 4-5 hens and a rooster this summer and see how it goes from there.
  2. TheyThinkI'mTheirMom

    TheyThinkI'mTheirMom Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 7, 2008
    Saint Leonard, Maryland
    Welcome. My Dad's people were farmers and pioneered Colquitt Cty. This is the place to come to for everything regarding chickens.
  3. Wild Trapper

    Wild Trapper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2011
    [​IMG] from Ohio

    Wyandottes are great birds and a good choice.
  4. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2010
    South Carolina
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from south carolina/fla. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Welcome, Ken, from Fannin County, GA! [​IMG]
  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    [​IMG] from Lutz,FL!
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. [​IMG]
  8. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca and [​IMG]
  9. itsiebitsiefarm

    itsiebitsiefarm Professional Egg Stacker

    Dec 31, 2010
    Lake Wales, FL
  10. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.

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