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Hello from Western NY!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CautiousVenturer, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. CautiousVenturer

    CautiousVenturer Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so no chickens yet, but working on it....

    How did any of you convince your skeptical spouse (or neighbor, or family members, or friends, or coworkers) that you weren't insane for wanting chickens in suburbia?

    I'd like to get 3 hens... maybe dominique and americauna, but someone mentioned silkies, which are definitely cute, so now i'll have to look at them too!

    Edit: i saw I should add a little more info [​IMG] We foster dogs for a local rescue, and also have a couple of snakes, including a 9 ft + columbian red tail boa. We have a small yard and I'm an unsuccessful gardener, so I decided to plant raspberries, blueberries, and a few other fruit trees in the hopes that they'll be easier... No kiddos, so chickens would be MY pets. [​IMG] now, off to work!
     
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  2. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC

    I was convinced after dh bought an incubator and hatched some eggs. Once we had little fuzzy butts running around I couldn't resist. Now I can't imagine not having chickens. Good luck.
     
  3. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    [​IMG] from Central NY!
     
  4. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Very happy to have you aboard! Be sure to check out the NY CHICKEN LOVERS thread in the WHERE AM I? WHERE ARE YOU? section!

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  5. CheerioLounge

    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Twentynine Palms in the California high desert!

    You'll find BYC folks are very friendly and knowledgeable and are always eager to help!
     
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    sunnydalefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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