Hello From Indiana!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by oldlogansport, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. oldlogansport

    oldlogansport New Egg

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    Hola!

    A (soon to be) newly married couple from North Central Indiana here, very excited to begin our first venture into backyard chickening!

    I've been reading and researching and dreaming for years and now that my lovely fiance has gotten the chicken bug, we're going to set out into the world of chicken raising!

    Glad to find this community, and to no longer be a lurker.

    -Ben (and Jessi)
     
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Congrats and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
     
  3. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined us. Best of luck on your wedding and chicken keeping
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Best wishes for your wedding and entry into the world of chicken keeping. Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Congrats on the upcoming wedding and enjoy your chickens!
     
  6. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined.
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Ben & Jessi, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock! Enjoy your chickens and have a happy life together!
     
  8. oldlogansport

    oldlogansport New Egg

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    Thank you all for the warm welcome and well-wishes!

    As a question, our new home sits on an acre lot (with my parents' seven acre woodland abutting to the rear) in rural Indiana. We're looking to start just for eggs, so we think just pullets. How many is a good number for a starter flock? We're new, so we don't want to get overwhelmed.

    We'd prefer to free range with a small coop for their overnight accommodations and protection, do you think that there will be enough forage available (with some forage plots planted as well) with what I've described?

    We've got time, probably going to purchase from the feed store here rather than mail order. Unless there is an exchange program or the like from the community to help us get started?

    Thanks again for the support, everyone!

    -Jen and Bessi
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  10. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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