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Hello from Rhode Island :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kalani, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. Kalani

    Kalani Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi; I'm Kathy from RI. I am 32 years old and married with 3 kids, the youngest of which is almost three. We homeschool our two older girls. We live on a small city lot with the legal limit being six (and no roosters) and anticipate getting a small coop and a few chickens this year.
    I honestly wish I had anticipated wanting chickens when buying my house but it will be in consideration when we finally move out of state.

    I am hoping to get chickens by the end of April. (planning on going across state borders to get chicks... RI has a minimum purchase of 12. It defies logic that you can only own 6 but are forced to buy twelve...not to mention that the tractor supply store orders straight run in a town that roosters aren't allowed.)
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Kathy, welcome to BYC. Good luck in establishing your flock.
     
  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello Kathy, and welcome to BYC! :frow

    It is lovely that you are interested in keeping chickens. I'm sure your children will benefit from the experience as well.

    Massachusetts is right next door and has a minimum of 6. However, the minimum for ducks is 24! (Figure that one out! Because I can't!)

    Good luck to you!
     
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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. Kalani

    Kalani Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
    Lots of suggestions from our local homeschool community (a lot of chicken keepers) and I have chosen Fleming's Feed in Preston CT based on the pullets that they have. :) (We are central RI so had both states open to us.)
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Kathy, it's nice you joined us and congrats on the upcoming flock!
     
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

    Hello Kathy!
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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  8. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm glad you were able to locate a feed store. :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Kathy, very nice to meet you. I hope you will enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do.
     

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