Hello from Rainier Washington

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by genniii, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. genniii

    genniii New Egg

    Feb 20, 2009
    Rainier Washington
    I am at the moment chickenless

    But I believe fortune favors a prepared mind and I have been feeding myself the dream of having my own fresh eggs as well as being able to watch chickens in my yard.

    From the time I was born in the 1940s through my 20s off and on my father raised chickens and had a route to sell off extra eggs when they happened. My dad knew a few store owners in our town ... Bennys, Woolworths and a grocery store that back then would have baby chicks for sale at Easter. Dad would meet them at the store mid day Easter and buy all the left over chicks for a dollar.
    Of course we always got too many roosters but we ate well.
    So anyway I dont have any chickens right now nor a place nor room for a place for them

    However I have been planning and found this site while researching breeds and wondering what tack I will desire to approach this from. I have spent so much time wandering in this site that I decided to join
    I am in a position of waiting for a house to sell and wanting a house in this area I live now.
    I am a very handy person and I am sure I will build my own coop.
    Last summer I built a few gardens for people and I plan on building some for myself and as they say use the chickens for tractor.

    My goal is to set my self up on a piece of land where I can integrate everything into a whole.
    As a beginning all I want is a home, some gardens, a yard to plant all the stuff I have in containers growing, some chickens, a puppy and me
    and go from there
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    [​IMG] welcome Washingtonian ! [​IMG]
  3. Patch of Heaven Farm

    Patch of Heaven Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from Ms
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  5. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    From Old Town, Maine
  6. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Another Hearty welcome from Maine (we are jealous that you are only rainier! [​IMG] )
  7. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    [​IMG] From NC
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  9. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
  10. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

    Oct 10, 2007
    Welcome! [​IMG]
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