Hello from Mississippi!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rtho88, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. rtho88

    rtho88 In the Brooder

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    Hey ladies and gents!

    I've been lurking this site for about a year now and think its time to take the plunge! I am looking at building a small chicken tractor coop over the christmas break, just for maybe about 2-3 laying hens for eggs. This would be my first attempt at any type of "farming" other than gardening. I have a family of three and about to be four, would love to have my own home grown eggs.

    I have a ton of questions but just wanted to start out with HELLO!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined! Hope your start to your chicken venture goes well, I'll tell you this much. When you fist get chickens you'll NEVER regret it. And one warning, chicken fever will get you, you will continually want more chickens, we went from 8 hens and two years later, we have 32 [​IMG].
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Also check out the designs in the Coops section, if you haven't already. I would recommend building the coop a bit bigger than you have planned. Once chicken math strikes you will want more hens! Trust me, I started off with 4 and ended up with over 100!
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan, glad you joined in [​IMG]
     
  6. AK Baha

    AK Baha Songster

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    Hello and welcome from Alaska.[​IMG]
     
  7. rtho88

    rtho88 In the Brooder

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    Thanks so much guys!
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  10. rhonda s

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