Hello from Pasadena

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by feetsoup, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. feetsoup

    feetsoup Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 17, 2009
    Hello all,

    I'm an artist and a recent college grad (Go Trojans!) who has been researching chickens (and all things farming) for about 2 years now. I plan to get my first chickens this spring - my wife and I will be raising them at her parents' place in Malibu where they've got a nice fenced orchard to range in (and where we'll eventually be moving for a time when our lease is up). My eventual goal is to be a full-time farmer with a focus on poultry and dairy, but I gotta start somewhere! That means building a coop and chicken-proofing the orchard in the next couple of months (spring comes early in SoCal!). Not sure yet if we're just going to be getting layers to start with or raise some meat birds, too. I'd just as soon do the latter, but getting the mother-in-law to allow us to slaughter chickens in the backyard might take some effort! Anyway, this website has been invaluable in my self-education so far, and I look forward to learning a lot from you all.

    I may not have any chickens yet, but we've got a corn snake, a chihuahua, and two Paso Finos here in Pasadena, and a gaggle of Australian Shepherds in Malibu!
  2. Woods_Woman

    Woods_Woman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2009
    Oregon Rain Forest
    Hello & [​IMG] from Oregon. Sounds like quite the plan...Good luck in your endeavors.
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    Hey, from Riverside! "proofing" a whole orchard? WOW! post pics when you are done!
    Paso Finos from Pasadena, has a nice ring to it! [​IMG]
  4. rosaline

    rosaline Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2009
    [​IMG] A big hi from Rosaline in England x

    Good luck [​IMG]
  5. wolfie

    wolfie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2009
    Fort Worth
    [​IMG] From TX [​IMG]
  6. [​IMG] and [​IMG]

    I know you will really enjoy this forum!! [​IMG]
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! glad you joined us!
  8. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    [​IMG] From Arkansas
  9. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
  10. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009

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