Hello from NE

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by smilenihl, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. smilenihl

    smilenihl In the Brooder

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    My extended families have had chickens my whole life. While I've always wanted them, I'm only just now able to join in.

    I don't have any yet, but I'm going to get 4 or 5 once I get the coop built. Looking at Australorp or Barred Rock, or a mix.

    Found site on Google.

    I enjoy spending time with my son, gardening (veggies), and learning to sew.
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you are getting into chicken-keeping and what a bonus to have all that family experience to fall back on.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  3. smilenihl

    smilenihl In the Brooder

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    Thanks a bunch!
     
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  4. vachick15

    vachick15 Free Ranging

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    :welcome
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens. Glad to have you :ya
     
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  6. :welcome Why did you consider those breeds? I have a black sex link rooster, a game cockerel, 4 red production pullets, 1 mixed blue cochin pullet, and 5 juvenile New Hampshire's-

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  7. smilenihl

    smilenihl In the Brooder

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    Mostly because they're what I'm familiar with already. Why'd you choose yours? :)
     
  8. I got mine because that's what people were selling in my area or giving away. I would love to get some Dixie Rainbows though. Someday I will order some. My birds free range during the day and I lock them up at night. :welcome
     

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