Hello from Long Island NY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jgemelli, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. jgemelli

    jgemelli Hatching

    Sep 1, 2011
    Hi fellow Chicken enthusiasts. Due to some neighbors getting divorced I am getting 6 Hens (the hens got the worst of the deal as they are homeless)

    Luckily I checked with my town and I can have up to 6 hens legally on my property (no roosters allowed)

    So being on Long Island where it gets pretty cold over the winter I am moving into high gear on building a coop and run in quick fashion.

    I will be posting my plans and progress in the build area.

    Mostly I hope to get some eggs and teach the boys 5 and 10 years some responsibility.. I am sure I will do most/all of the work but if I could just get them to feed scraps to the birds it would be a start.

    This site rocks and has already answered ton of questions for me!

  2. greymane

    greymane Songster

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes! A fellow NYer. Nice. Best of luck with your construction and your new family members.
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle


    congrats on getting chickens. Good of you to take them in too.

  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    [​IMG] from Kansas, John! And who said nothing good ever came from a divorce! [​IMG] Best of luck with your hens and the coop building! [​IMG]
  5. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

    Aug 3, 2011
    Long Island, NY
    Welcome from Long Island!! There's a few of us here, I am still finding new things out everyday. We have a link, but I'd be dipped in chickenpoop if I could figure out how to post a thread.... It's Southern NY, Dutchess county and below. Hope to hear from you soon about your new girls, and good luck with them. They are the best pets ever! Roberta from Ridge
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2011
  6. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

  7. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    [​IMG] from CNY
  8. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

  9. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!!
  10. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Songster

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Hi from Ga.



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