Hello from SoMD!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by naveliro, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. naveliro

    naveliro New Egg

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    Hello! Been snooping around for a few weeks and I figured I might as well join. We bought a house in St Mary's county, MD a month or so ago and I've been eager to start a little bit of self-sufficient living. Initially I wanted ducks instead of chickens, but I found out duck eggs make me violently ill, so we'll either do a mixed flock or just chickens. We had pheasants when I was a kid, but I haven't had animals in a while. Eager to spend the fall and winter preparing; luckily the BF is pretty handy so we should have a snug little coop and run come spring for a few ladies. Thank you for already being such a great resource!
     
  2. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Do you know if you are permitted to have chickens at your new home? It's a good thing to find out before getting birds. You can count on a neighbor turning you in - if they aren't legal.
     
  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Welcome! [​IMG]
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  8. flewdcoop

    flewdcoop Out Of The Brooder

    Welcome , glad you're here.
     
  9. naveliro

    naveliro New Egg

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    Drumstick diva, yep! No HOA, no county restrictions on livestock except cows/horses per acre, although Maryland requires registration of flocks.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad to hear that [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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