Hello from the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by srbeckys, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. srbeckys

    srbeckys New Egg

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    Every couple of months for the last several years I think "I think backyard chickens would be a good idea!" Then I do some research and the rest of life comes rushing in and pushes the thought out again. For a while. Until the next time.

    And here we are...

    a few years back my CSA pick-up spot had three hens. And that's about the extent of my exposure to backyard poultry. I'm taking a class on Sunday over at a local Urban Farm Store (Egg|Plant) and I'm asking people if they know people with chickens. This is all before I even start to have conversations with the neighbors. Why would I involve them before I've really decided whether this is something I can manage?

    Anyway...I think I'd feel more confident about taking the plunge if I knew people in my area who have backyard/pet chickens so I'm trying to find them. If you're in the Twin Cities I'd love to chat and see how you've managed to set things up.

    Happy spring!
     
  2. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    looks like you're going about this the smart way - doing research before diving in. One thing you may want to check is whether there are any local restrictions against keeping poultry. That class sounds like an eggs-elent idea. Hopefully you'll find the answers you need, and maybe a few friends, too - though be warned, we can be awful enablers![​IMG]

    Welcome to the forum!
     
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