Hello from NE North Dakota

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by schmidty13, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. schmidty13

    schmidty13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,

    My wife and I recently purchased our dream 10 acre farmstead. She is busy getting the gardens ready, and I am in charge of the chickens. I plan on raising Buckeyes. I was looking for a cold-hardy, dual use, heritage breed, and they seem to fit the bill pretty well. Plus, the least-scientific but most important reason; I like the way they look! [​IMG]

    To start, I have some questions on coop plans, but I'll go to that forum and post them there.

    I look forward to meeting you all, especially those of you in way-north North Dakota!

    Mike
     
  2. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and [​IMG]
    We're glad you joined us!
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They are beautiful birds. Welcome to Backyard Chickens.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Mike and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard with us and congrats on your farm - exciting times ahead.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced poultry keepers - loads of info on anything poultry. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
    CT
     

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