Hello from Jacksonville, Florida!

rwilliams18

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Hey hey! My name is Rachel, and I'm from Jacksonville, FL. My neighbour, her dad, and I are getting chickens for our first time and I'm so excited! The coop will be going in my backyard, which is being built by her dad. I've wanted chickens for a while just because they are awesome animals and we want to have our own eggs so we know where they come from. My neighbour and I are both vegetarian so we will not be raising them as meat. Anyways, I'm super excited and can't wait to get our chicks! Is anyone else from the Jacksonville area?
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Cynthia12

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Jacksonville Fl.?! Years..and years..and years ago...lol... I lived in Fernandina Beach Fl. It was so beautiful back in the 60's! Not so many people. I see that it has grown quite a bit out there.

Go type in Florida in the search bar, you will see who is close by in your state!

I still miss the beach!

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Pork Pie

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Hi Rachel and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us and congrats on your impending chicken keeping adventure.

You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre 
https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads. 

You may wish to consider joining your state thread  as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

All the best
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BuffOrpington88

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Hi Rachel and welcome to BYC! That sounds like it will be super fun! If you ever have any questions, always feel free to ask! Thanks for joining us!
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