Hey from the Eastern Shore of Maryland!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PiecesofAmber, May 19, 2012.

  1. PiecesofAmber

    PiecesofAmber In the Brooder

    Growing up in a rural community, as a child I'd always wanted some kind of farm animal. Now all grown up and close to 40 years old, I'm a homeowner, wife and mother of two boys, and live on the outskirts of town in a development. Our fenced in backyard makes for a nice, secluded spot where we already have a huge vegetable, fruit and flower garden. We decided to get chicks through McMurray, and they are due to arrive in 2-3 days! I am so excited, I feel like a kid! We put a new roof on the overhang at the back of our shed, and the coop is going up this weekend, with a brooder going inside the coop. I will be on here a lot checking out info...and I've already noticed the differences of opinions, but with the research I've been doing, I've decided how I want to start my chicks. Thanks for such a great site! :)
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  3. PiecesofAmber

    PiecesofAmber In the Brooder

    Thank you!
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  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. PiecesofAmber

    PiecesofAmber In the Brooder

    Thanks to all of you. I've already used the search bar here about 10 times today! [​IMG]
     
  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  10. marycs

    marycs In the Brooder

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    Hi Amber! I am on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in Queen Anne's County :)

    I am still 'lurking' and planning for the most part. I am trying to get into homesteading and in the planning phases. I want to do a cinderblock rasied bed garden and chicken coop. Wonder if you have a garden too / some wisdom/advice? Trying to figure out where I should place things in our yard to make the most of things....

    Also curious about what breed/experience since I have 2 young children and a labradoodle...

    Thanks,
    Mary
     

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