Hello from Rockville, Virginia!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CMLR, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. CMLR

    CMLR Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to chickens, we just bought 2 each of Easter egger, barred rock, buff orpington, and black australorp pullets (hopefully!). They are all under ten days old. We will keep them for eggs and as pets. We also have horses and a cat (indoor only). We are really excited about our new chicks! We have several reference books from the library, but I would love suggestions on your favorite books on keeping chickens.

    On a somewhat related note, Southern States on West Broad in Henrico has a six chick minimum purchase. This Thursday they are getting in golden wyandottes, partridge rocks, Easter eggers, and brown leghorns. Pullets, I believe, and can call to confirm. I would love to get one or two golden wyandottes, but do not want to buy six more chicks. If anyone lives nearby who is interested in going in together please let me know. They are running a special where if you buy a 50lb bag of chick starter you get 6 chicks free, or buy 10 bags and get 100 free. The starter is $15.50 per bag or the chicks are 6 for $15. I can even get there by noon or so Thursday so they are not in the store being handled by other customers very long. If this is the wrong section to post this, I apologize.

    I have enjoyed reading all of the useful information on this site and am looking forward to continuing to learn from the others who post here!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greeting from Kansas, CMLR, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Sounds like you are good to go with chickens. The offer that store makes sounds like a good deal. Not sure what state you live in so, post that in your state's thread in the link below. Happy chicken raising and best wishes!!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. Going Bhonkers

    Going Bhonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  10. LeviS

    LeviS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome and good luck with your poultry adventure! :frow
     

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