Hello I am Tia from Erie Pa

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  1. tiathetimid

    tiathetimid New Egg

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    I am so glad to find a group of chicken lovers like myself. I lived in sc. And raised alot of bantam so forth but now I am up north and lost on what to do. How to prepare and what chickens do best here. I guess though I am putting the horse before court lol I don't even know if its legal. So here I am lost and Erie laws look like another language to me. if anyone has any ideas please I am very willing to learn new ways. thank you m Tia
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I hope it's legal for you to own chickens. Definitely look into that FIRST before you get excited about having chickens. Here is a link on local laws https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/chicken-laws-and-ordinances-and-how-to-change-them

    Here are some good links on breeds, coop and other info to help you if you can keep chickens
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/category/chicken-breeds
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-pick-the-right-chicken-breeds-for-you

    Good luck and keep us posted!
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Tia. Glad you decided to our flock. Assuming you can legally have chickens there, I would suggest Black Sex Links (Black Stars), which are cold hardy and friendly, egg laying machines. I've raised them for years (along with dozens of other breeds and hybrids), and they have been my best layers, consistently churning out more than 300 eggs per hen per year. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting chickens.
     
  5. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Hope you enjoy it here!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    I hope you can keep chickens! If you can, I suggest the Wyandotte, as they are very cold hardy. Wyandottes are also good egg layers and in my experience are docile , inquisitive, and personable birds.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  10. jonservidio

    jonservidio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Tia,

    I'm just south of you, in the Meadville area.
    I like and have bantys also.
    I don't know what the rules are where you are, hopefully you'll be allowed some. It probably will be different if you are in Erie proper, Millcreek, or out in the county(rural).
    contact me anytime if you want to talk chickens or have questions. I am the worlds leading authority on everything chicken(NOT, lol)
    best wishes
    jon
     

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