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

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    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

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  3. willowbranchfarm

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  6. b.hromada

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    [​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!
     
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    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. weimarmama

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