Hello from West Virginia!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Teeah3612, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. Teeah3612

    Teeah3612 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 25, 2011
    West Virginia
    Hello, I have been lurking in the background for sometime now and finally decided to join up. I don't currently have any chickens, but plan to start my flock next spring. My husband and I just recently bought a farm in Mason County and will be building a house this summer. We hope to be in by November, otherwise we will be living in a motorhome till we finish it. I currently have 7 cats (Miss Kitty 13, Miles 3, Harley 3 Polly 2, Zoey & Gabby 8 months, and Louie 6 months), 3 dogs (Rocky 6, Lelo 7, and Roscoe 3ish), a rabbit (Honey Bunny), and a horse (Jasper). Did I mention that I don't live on the farm yet?

    I have mentioned goats and chicks, but husband says to wait till next spring. I'm just here to learn more about chickens. I grew up on a farm and was scared to death of chickens. My father had a mean roster that used to flog us every chance he got. I think he might have just been trying to perch on our arm like he did dad, but we were young and it scared us. I never really thought of chickens as pets, but after reading about all the good experiences here I am willing to try. I also like the idea of growing my own food as much as possible.

  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana

    You'll learn everything you need to here!! [​IMG]
  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    Hello! I know several people who lived in motor homes while having their home built-provided much needed security.
  5. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2008
    tucker wv
    [​IMG] FROM WV
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
  8. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    [​IMG] Hello to you and yours! I'm originally from the Cabell/Wayne County areas [​IMG] Congratulations on your new farmland! [​IMG]
  9. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca and [​IMG]
  10. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 24, 2008
    Ocala, Florida
    Nice to meet you. [​IMG] from Ocala, FL.

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