Hello...new to the forum

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lemonmint, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. lemonmint

    lemonmint New Egg

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    Hello,
    We are in the planning stages of building a chicken coop for about 10-15 chickens. I'm hoping that's enough for a family of 5[​IMG] I've been avidly reading the forum to get ideas.

    We're located in the Central Valley of California where it doesn't freeze too much but does get hot (100's) in the summer.

    Now on to more reading....
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    You've come to the right place! [​IMG] Be careful; this forum (and chickens) are extremely addicting. We'll be sure to enable you as much as possible.
     
  3. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

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  4. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! You've come to the right place for lots of ideas and information.

    We have 4 hens for our family of 3 and I had to buy eggs yesterday...we haven't had eggs in our nest boxes since August.

    Is there such a thing as enough chickens?
     
  5. BFeathered

    BFeathered Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, and beware... this site and chickens are an illness. A mental illness, and it's highly contagious! [​IMG]
     

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