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Hello from Tennessee

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 2MooreChicks, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. 2MooreChicks

    2MooreChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    So I jumped right in there and posted to some threads already but I wanted to properly introduce myself. I grew up with chickens, but when I decided to get myself a backyard flock I realized keeping chickens in town is a little different than keeping them on a farm. Some of these coops are wayyyyy over the top! But once I started planning my own coop, I realized I too was building a chicken palace. Right now I have four young pullets living in my spare bathroom, and I'm trying to figure out if I need a "chunnel" or if they'll be okay foraging in my enclosed backyard with clipped wings. I'm also looking into making my own organic layer feed and sprouting some grains for them. On a side note, I have to tell you all that about a year ago I quit my job to be a stay at home mom to my two children. It was the first time we were able to afford a one-salary household, and I was not sure how well I would cope with being a non-breadwinner. In that time I have started making all our own bread, home made dog food, soap, compulsive recycling, and now chickens. I love all my "hobbies" but I think I might need to get out of the house more often! Anyway I love this site and hope to meet some friendly like-minded people here.
     
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  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard and thanks for introducing yourself.

    You sure seem busy! As you may know, theres lots of threads on different hobbies and topics, so make yourself at home and enjoy your chickens!

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    There's a state thread for members in TN...you might enjoy chatting with others around you. Just type Tennessee in the search box and the state thread should pop up in the results.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    :welcome
     
  6. kybyxbee

    kybyxbee Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome, I am in Kentucky,. You will find many friendly people here. And answers to any question you may have.
    When I stopped working 10 years ago I never dreamed I would be so buse with gardening, canning, quilting, and our sweet Chickies. Lots of things to do.
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

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