Hello from Maine!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kurt s, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. kurt s

    kurt s Out Of The Brooder

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    We are new to chickens but I have always wanted them since I had them growing up. We are in southern Maine on the NH border and am planning to build our coop this winter in preparation for spring chick madness. I don't know how many or what kind to get yet but will be searching this forum for ideas. We have been ardent bird watchers so this is a natural move. We can't wait for chickens!!! Its exciting just to go to Tractor Supply and hang out with the chick feeders. My biggest concern is getting the coop built properly for the Maine winters. I will be insulating it and hope to site it on the southern side of either our house or barn. This is going to be such fun!! We drove to TSC yesterday just to get a copy of Storeys Guide to Raising Chickens.
    Anyways, good to meet you all.[​IMG]
     
  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    Oh, you are going to have FUN!
    Everything in your life will change. You will pull feathers out of the dryer's lint filter instead of pennies...well, okay, along with pennies. You will reach your hand in the pocket of your jacket for the first cold spell of the seasons... and discover from last winter an egg bomb. Nothing will remain the same, but it will be better.
     
  3. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    [​IMG] from ct.!!
     
  4. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  5. gaduke

    gaduke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] From Ky! [​IMG]
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. [​IMG]
     
  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A warm welcome from an imp in Washington

    You came to the right place to talk chicken

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  9. misschickenlittle

    misschickenlittle REALLY wants a new title

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    [​IMG] to the world of chickens from Missouri!
     

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