Hello! New from Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by erinlee, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. erinlee

    erinlee Chirping

    Jun 11, 2010
    Baldwin MI
    Hello all!

    I have been lurking on the forum for several weeks now and thought it was about time I introduced myself. [​IMG] I have lots of questions to ask, but thought it would be polite to say HI first before bombarding everyone with questions. [​IMG]

    So anyway; my name is Erin; my husband and I along with our seemingly ever-growing zoo of pets moved to the small town of Baldwin, MI almost exactly one year ago. We moved here from Phoenix, Arizona where I had lived my entire life. I always wanted to move to a small town and to a place where I had lots of land so that I could have my mini-farm so we made the big move last year and I have been loving it here so far. I had to pester my husband for months to get the go-ahead to get some chickens. Actually, I got tired of waiting for him to give in so I finally just told him I was going to go get the materials to start building a coop and he said OK [​IMG] LOL

    I'm just putting my finishing touches on my chicken coop this weekend. Aside from a little help from hubby on cutting some wood and holding parts/etc I'm proud to say that I built the thing all by myself! I'll have to post some pictures of it in the coop section and get everyone's input as to whether I overlooked something.

    I'm so excited that my first chicks are due to be shipped out on Monday! I've been anxiously awaiting their arrival for weeks now. I've got the brooder all ready for them and I'm afraid I'm finding myself chicken obsessed already...and I don't even have one yet! LOL

    I'm so glad that I found this forum, there is so much good information out there I've been spending hours lately reading up on everything!
  2. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Songster

    Mar 18, 2010
    South Carolina
    hello erin , [​IMG]
  3. Rooster#3

    Rooster#3 Songster

    Aug 21, 2009
    [​IMG] [​IMG] how did you find byc???
  4. erinlee

    erinlee Chirping

    Jun 11, 2010
    Baldwin MI
    I actually stumbled upon BYC while searching online for coop plans. I found the coop pages first, and then noticed you had a forum as well! I've been hooked ever since!

    I just finished getting my coop page up and posted a link to it in the coop section. I hope everyone can give me advise on what else I need to add/change to make it work better since I'm new to all of this.

  5. erinlee

    erinlee Chirping

    Jun 11, 2010
    Baldwin MI
    I have to add also, this is definately the coolest forum that I have ever been on! I'm on several different online forums with all of my different hobbies (horses, birds, saltwater reef tanks) - but this is the nicest one yet. Such a cool feature to be able to easily make your own page/blog. Very user friendly as well. And nice people to boot! [​IMG]

    Thanks BYC!
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
  7. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan
    [​IMG] from across the state in West Branch area!

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