Hello from North Florida

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by (sub)UrbanCoop, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. (sub)UrbanCoop

    (sub)UrbanCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2012
    City of Five Flags
    Hello fellow chicken lovers...

    JoJo here and I reside in NW Florida. Pensacola to be exact. I have recently acquired a small coop and am scouting around to find a good breed of chicken for my small backyard (mini) farm. I can't quite call it an urban farm since we live in a smaller city. However, it is definitely a micro-mini farm. [​IMG]

    I would like to start off with 2, or possibly 3 smaller hens. I've considered bantam Easter Eggers or bantam White faced black Spanish. In the future I would love to move up to a dual purpose bird, but for now since I am new at this I want to focus on getting the coop right and a few chicks to lay just enough eggs for me and the family.

    If anyone can offer suggestions that would be a tremendous help.

    The will be in a small coop/run and I will let them have free run of the garden area 2-3 times a week.
    They must work well in confined areas, not be too broody, and friendly girls.

    Will the EE or Spanish fit this bill? It seems like they will from what I have read.

    Anyhow... Thanks so much and I look forward to lots of years of good chicken keeping and friendships here on BYC!
  2. CheerioLounge

    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2011
    California High Desert
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

    Oct 3, 2011
    My Coop
    Hi I'm Rebecca and [​IMG] glad you joined.
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  5. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 28, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida, to another Floridian! Its great to have you here with us! [​IMG]
  7. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Hello JoJo! [​IMG] from Washington State glad you joined us!
  8. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy from Austin, Texas.
  9. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

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    Last edited: Jan 8, 2012
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from a neighbor in Coffee County, Alabama. Glad you joined us.

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