Hello from North Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sam-I-Am, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. Sam-I-Am

    Sam-I-Am New Egg

    Jan 28, 2014
    Greetings, all egg-cellent chicken folk.

    I'm a future chicken person in North Texas. I currently live in a city that allows chickens on 1/2 an acre and we only have 1/4. But in the very near future we hope to buy land out further away from the DFW concrete jungle. One of the first things I want to build on our property is a chicken house. And because I'm huge into planning things, I'm already researching breeds and coops and local predators. My husband is VERY handy and loves to build things so I keep showing him coop designs. He thinks my chicken obsession is cute and we don't even have chickens yet. I've always wanted to, though, so he knew what he was getting when he married me.

    Let's see, what else. We have two little girls (3 and 9 months) and we are total geeks; we own an IT consulting firm and have a ridiculous number of geek gadgets at home. I love to garden and cook and bake and get to be a mostly-stay-at-home wife and mom. I also work for our church about 3 weekends a month. We are totally into self-sufficiency and do what we can, living on a tiny lot in suburbia. We both grew up country kids (me in Northern California; he in Minnesota) and can't wait to get back to our roots.
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you onboard with us [​IMG]

    Well I hate to say it but you can put your IT experience to work
    in the chicken coop as well with automatic feeders lights and
    automatic door openers so now you will just have another avenue
    or direction to work in so get to work [​IMG]


    A part of my small flock [​IMG]

    gander007 [​IMG]
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! Have you visited our sister site, www.SufficientSelf.com, yet? You'll love it. Go have a look!
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]We're glad to have you. Good luck with your future flock!
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    Welcome to BYC! What part of Northern California are you from?

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