Hello from Kansas City,MO.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jesse_levi, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. jesse_levi

    jesse_levi Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,I'm new to this site.I just found these questions and reposted them.Sorry for the delay.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?-No.I grew up on a farm and had a flock up until three years ago.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?-None....But,I am going to a chick day at a local feed store next Saturday...So excited!

    (3) What breeds do you have?-N/A

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?-Searching the net for local ordinances

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?Fishing.Hunting.Playing guitar.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.I am recently divorced....I moved in with my parents to help take care of my father who has multiple sclerosis,diabetes.And I am a carpenter by trade.

    I've had chickens in the past but that was in a rural setting.Now I live in KC,actually in Independence.I am in the process of looking for chicks to buy for my backyard flock.I am thinking about sex-link chicks since I can only have a few.Anyway,any input would be appreciated.

    Thanks,Jess
     
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  2. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from Alabama. I bet you can't wait for those chicks [​IMG]
     
  3. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hello from Tucson, AZ and [​IMG] Good luck with finding some new birds.
     
  4. silkiesforme

    silkiesforme Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello from SE Kansas! I actually just acquired some birds from up your way two weeks ago. Our neighbors had some relatives that had a couple of "roosters" that they could not keep in their backyard in Shawnee. They asked if we would take them. I really do not need anymore roos, I think I probably have 8 or 9 already to my 5 hens but said sure. They gave me the most beautiful Buff orp. and RIR "rooster" which turned out to be a hen that lays me one brown egg everyday. I know their ordinance was for 10 birds, no roosters that is why I have these but it is ok, it worked out great for everyone. They like it here on the farm.

    How many birds can you keep there?

    Good luck and you have found a wonderful place of knowledge to get you started. Welcome!!!![​IMG]
     
  5. jesse_levi

    jesse_levi Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I can keep 20 chickens with the exception of a rooster.I'm only looking to keep 5 or 6,though.I wish that I could keep a rooster here,a flock just isn't the same without them.
     
  6. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from ct
     
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  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio.
     
  9. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Hiya, neighbor!

    I know you're just across the border in Mo, but you might want to bookmark this thread to chat w/folks from our area! I'm in Lawrence. https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=248925

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    have some lovely Chantecler roos that are free (extra) and will have Silkies next Friday for sale if you're interested. I also have EE eggs due in 2 weeks.

    There are occasionally swaps in the area, if you wanted to head this direction, though I haven't any details. Also, ByNatureFarms is selling all of his stock, too, if you want to look at adult birds. He's between you and I.
     
  10. jesse_levi

    jesse_levi Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks for all the info! I really like Chanteclers,but can't have roosters here.Thanks,though.
    I would be interested in the swaps for sure.and,how would I contact ByNatureFarms?
     

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