Hello from PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Druidess, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. Druidess

    Druidess Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, everyone! I'm a new member here, and relatively new to owning chickens. We (my husband Steve and I) currently have four Buff Orpington's, and have 3 Barred Rocks on the way...all hens for our own egg consumption. It became important to us to get our own chicks as we learned what mass egg production does with all of their chickens, regardless of how they're labeled.

    First, we care about the source of our food, so unstressed and truly cage-free, free-range chickens for our eggs was important. Second, we care about animals enough to want to treat all of ours well, and hate to see animals being abused or mistreated. Supporting that by continuing to eat store-bought eggs was unimaginable to us. Third, we seek to live a more sustainable lifestyle, so we want to start growing as much of our own food as possible, and chickens are a great place to start in our suburban neighborhood until we can relocate to much more acreage next year (we hope!).

    We have a lot to learn so I look forward to researching the forums for help when we need it, or asking the questions if I don't find a thread already started.

    Love and Light,
    ~Dru
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. Sounds like your birds have a great life with you! [​IMG] Glad to have you on the forum [​IMG]
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  4. honeyb

    honeyb Out Of The Brooder

    hi where in pa ar u?
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I like you already [​IMG]
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  9. Druidess

    Druidess Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! Southwestern PA, about 30 miles outside of Pittsburgh. [​IMG]
     
  10. Druidess

    Druidess Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for all of the warm welcomes so far! [​IMG]
     

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