Hellos from Long Island, NY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Calia, May 11, 2010.

  1. Calia

    Calia New Egg

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    Just introducing myself, my name is Beth and I had recently bought a house with my fiance, Tom. A nice place with quite a bit of land that we get to play with. We're sharing our home with our two dogs (Tetsu and Tikaani), two cats (Safyre and Torch) and quite a few geckos (bout 40 of them).

    Now that we do have a yard of our own, we have been discussing eventually having chickens and maybe a duck or two. Tom misses having chickens and ducks, as he had raised quite a few of them before we met, and thought it would be nice to get back into them. I've never had any birds bigger than a parakeet, but thought it would be fun and great to raise up a few chickens and have the joy of not going to the grocer for some eggs/meat. For now, I am doing tons of research to find the right breeds for our needs, as well as to get ideas for making our own coop and run. I am also hoping to find other people that live nearby and make some chicken loving friends along the way.

    Anyways, that's a brief intro, thanks for stopping by, here's some pictures of the pups to entertain everybody...

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  2. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

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    sweet pups and kitty!
     
  3. SaltLakeSpice

    SaltLakeSpice Chicken Tender

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    [​IMG]: from Utah
     
  4. froggie71

    froggie71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from NJ!
     
  5. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Eastern Kentucky.
     
  6. trilyn

    trilyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from NY!
     
  7. Lolita

    Lolita Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. mrbstephens

    mrbstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi fellow Long Islander! Be careful, I hear it's illegal to have roosters in Shirley. [​IMG]
     
  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. Great pics. [​IMG]
     
  10. Calia

    Calia New Egg

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    Hi fellow Long Islander! Be careful, I hear it's illegal to have roosters in Shirley. wink

    LoL, thus why he'll have the unfortunate fate of being an early dinner​
     

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