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Hello from NE Florida!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by OhThePlaces, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. OhThePlaces

    OhThePlaces Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been obsessively reading through BYC for the last voile of weeks and decided to register. :)

    My husband and I just bought our first coop and we're planning to add chicks to our family very soon! Right now I'm really trying to decide WHAT breed to get. We live in the 'burbs. Our backyard isn't very big, so 3 chickens is our max. We're planning to let them free range for most of the day. We have a 6 foot privacy fence and I don't think our neighbors would be pleased if a chicken flew over it and into their yard. We have two young children, so we want a breed (or breeds) that are very friendly and docile. The Florida heat is also a consideration.

    Because of our smaller yard and coop, it sounds like bantams may be a good choice for us, but the thought of large eggs for breakfast is tempting too! What's a girl to do? Any advice? :)
     
  2. jayjay

    jayjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. I am a beginner myself. I recently got 3 beautiful Sussex [2 white and one black] They are really friendly. I work with children and they love to have a cuddle. Good luck with what ever you decide to get.
     
  3. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. OhThePlaces

    OhThePlaces Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the welcomes! We're going to TS to buy our brooding box supplies today. I can't wait!
     
  5. nicolets

    nicolets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][​IMG] Awesome!!
     
  6. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi & Welcome!!
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  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. You live just down the road from me. Cant go wrong with Barred Rocks.
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Can't go wrong with a couple of eachl :thumbsup
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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