Hello from Ontario, Canada....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pickles03, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. Pickles03

    Pickles03 Chirping

    Dec 9, 2010
    Niagara Falls, ON
    Been lurking and reading for some time now...finally registered today.

    Had thought about chickens for awhile, figured wouldn't happen since we live within a city, had my husband google
    our cities bylaws and was suprised (most pleasantly) that they were permitted. Started planning from there.
    Winters are harsh here...(this was october) figured I would wait to spring, as a newbie wanted to wait for milder
    weather before starting.

    The waiting is the hardest part. [​IMG]

    My dad is coming to visit in the spring to assist in the building of the coop. Had figured I would get 3 chicks to start.
    (By-Law states we can have up to 10) .... trying to reel myself in as I keep thinking...well maybe 6 in case something goes
    horribly wrong...maybe 8??? We'll see what number I am at by the spring.

    My Husband is becoming more and more enthusiastic about the idea as well which is great.

    Learning lots from this site, and can't wait to participate with some chicken experience of my own!
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2010

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  3. 3chimama

    3chimama Songster 8 Years

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    Welcome from Oregon!
  4. Telamon

    Telamon Songster

    May 31, 2010
    I have no idea.
    Welcome from USA! *i used to live where you live. [​IMG]*

  5. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  6. misschickenlittle

    misschickenlittle REALLY wants a new title

    Oct 30, 2010
    [​IMG] from Missouri!
  7. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

    Dec 2, 2009
    Welcome to the site from Manitoba!

  8. RoeDylanda

    RoeDylanda Songster

    Dec 9, 2010
    Central CT
    Welcome from Connecticut! I'm planning to start in spring as well, and doing the same math as you. Four! No, 6! Eight! Wait, that's nuts...four! And around and around we go. [​IMG]

    I hear you about the waiting being so hard. Luckily it's freezing already so I'm not tempted to start early.
  9. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

    Jun 18, 2009
    SW Ohio
    [​IMG] from SW Ohio !!

  10. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan
    [​IMG] from Michigan!

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