hello from nor cal!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by theron99, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. theron99

    theron99 New Egg

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    Just bought our first home! Were on about an acre but in the mountains were it gets pretty cold in the winter. There are a couple good garden areas that get good sun and we'd like to have a chicken coup where they'd stay secured at night but be able to free range during the day as we would definately have to worry about preditors. About a dozen eggs a week is what were looking for. Would like to know what kind and how many we would need that fit our needs. We have small kids and a cat and are looking to get a dog as well. They must family/animal friendly and dont mind temps down to 20 degrees a few times in the winter. Any advice will be much appreciated.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Google the Henderson Chicken Chart, is is a great breed resource.

    Just curious, where is CS? Is that a county name?
     
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  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Congratulations on your new home, and welcome to BYC.
     
  7. theron99

    theron99 New Egg

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    Whoops. I meant to put CA for California not CS. :) thanks for the chart reference.
     
  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright and [​IMG] glad to have you on board [​IMG]











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