Hello peoples! New guy from Tucson.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MaddBaggins, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. MaddBaggins

    MaddBaggins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all!
    My wife and daughter and I are getting our first chicks next week and we're pretty excited about it. We're starting with 8, 4 Plymouth Barred Rocks and 4 Buff Orpingtons.
    I'm building a 16'x10' pen with a 4'x6' coop inside. We have a lot of hawks, owls, coyotes and cats around so the pen will be completely enclosed.
    I'll post up some pics when it's all ready, for now, I have a chick box and heat lamps on a table in the garage.

    I've been lurking the site for a while now and I will join in the conversations from time to time with questions.

    Cheers
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Welcome to BYC from California wine country in the Western Sierra foothills!

    Ya can't go wrong with BRs and BOs - they're both friendly and docile breeds. Plus I love the way they look.
     
  3. MaddBaggins

    MaddBaggins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, as well as getting into backyard chickens, I am also an avid homebrewer since '97. I plan on using the grain I brew with to supplement the chickens feed. 2 birds with one stone, if you will. First I brew some great beer, then feed the chickens with it.

    We may eventually get more chickens. Tucson City ordinance allows for 24 hens, no roosters, in city limits. next thing you know, we'll be supplying half the street with eggs. [​IMG]
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, MaddBaggins, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Those are a couple of great breeds you chose. Best of luck to you!!
     
  6. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joned BYC. Best of luck with your new chicks
     
  7. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC = you pose the questions - someone will have the answers.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     

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