Hello from Norman, OK!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by n8dawgbu, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. n8dawgbu

    n8dawgbu New Egg

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    My family and I are starting this as a family adventure/hobby in the coming months. We are welcome to any and all suggestions. We are thinking of starting with Leghorns after just a quick perusal of this site. Thanks for the welcome!
    nate
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Nate, go through the forums, conduct searches, plan and you will be set to start your venture in the spring. If eggs are primarily your goal, there is no better breed than the many varieties of leghorns. They can be flighty and some have problems with this, but I find that it makes them more predator resistant and if handled properly their temperment can be mellow. For me a major plus is that I find them to be absolutely beautiful. Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. n8dawgbu

    n8dawgbu New Egg

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    Thanks for the response! Do you have any advice as to any books I should read, or will I find most of what I need here on the site? Thanks again.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Nate, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! In addition to what sourland recommended I would spend some time perusing the Learning Center tab - tons of great information. Good luck to you!!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/
     
  5. JerseyHen

    JerseyHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!!! Whatever you decide, just plan to build as big as you can because most people decide they want to add more later.
     
  6. MetallicBlue

    MetallicBlue Out Of The Brooder

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    After 3 years of reading I too chose leghorns.
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  9. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     

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