Hello from Michigan!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MomThreePointOh, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. MomThreePointOh

    MomThreePointOh New Egg

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    We just moved to a 32 acre farm on October 1st and own/operate a horse rescue. Married for nearly 7 yrs, with three daughters whom are 8, 6, and 4 yrs old! Full-time homemaker and Ministry student - lovin' it!

    We're looking to get into chickens as soon as we can. Attached is an image of the back of our horse barn BEFORE we started working on it and doing repairs. The caved in roof is now gone (along with the giant pile of old roof/wood and it will be our sawdust savings barn. Then the barn standing to the right will be our chicken coop with a fenced run next to it. We have A LOT of work to do back here :)

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    We are very excited to get this built up and fill it some chickens. Completely new to the chicken world so I am eager to find out what will work best for our family and learn about the types of chickens out there! And also how to build up our coop to make it nice for them. I am completely OCD and live at the rescue 24/7/365 so being clean is very important to me! Can't wait!
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Enbjoy your family, studies and your birds. Welcome to the site.
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG]and [​IMG] From Virginia, glad you joined BYC!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to the BYC forum. You certainly came to the right site to learn about chickens. Congratulations on your new place. It sounds like the horse rescue will be a wonderful labor of love for the family. You can't have a true farm without chickens, and I think you will really enjoy them.
     
  5. MomThreePointOh

    MomThreePointOh New Egg

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    Sure can't! I grew up on farms. My poor husband never left the city until he met me. Poor guy, such a trooper though ;)
     
  6. Carcajou

    Carcajou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from NY state. You came to the right place. Best of luck!
     
  7. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock - can't wait to see the finished coop! Good luck to you and your chickens!
     
  10. applegal

    applegal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings and Welcome from a fellow Michigander!
    Best of luck on your new farm.
     

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