Hey, y'all! South Carolinian brand new to chickens and BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PearlGrey, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. PearlGrey

    PearlGrey Out Of The Brooder

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    Every spring, when I walk through my local feed store or TSC and hear peep-peep-peep, I say "Next year I'm getting chickens!" Well, here it is next year.[​IMG]

    I live on a farm that was DH's great-grandfather's. We moved here so I could have my horses at home. Well, that was why I moved here, anyway. [​IMG] Now that I've spent the past fifteen years learning how (and how not!) to build fences and run-in sheds and riding rings and paint and rehabilitate old farmhouses - I think I'm ready to build a chicken coop and yard.

    I want a small flock of laying hens to keep us in fresh eggs. And I'd also like to add a flock of guineas to help with bug control and, well, just because I think they're cool.

    Since I know absolutely nothing about chickens or guinea fowl, I'm here to absorb some knowledge. Looking forward to getting to know y'all - and hoping to maybe find some fellow Carolinians amongst you. I'm right near the NC/SC border, on the coast.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Congrats on finally taking the plunge into the chicken world!! You might want to check out our learning center here on BYC for some tips and hints on keeping your new flock...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Good luck with all your chicken adventures and enjoy BYC!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] We're glad to have you. Good luck with your future flock!
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    welcome to the flock [​IMG]
     
  9. PearlGrey

    PearlGrey Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the nice welcome! I've been lurking to scope out coop designs. Now I'm off to click the link above and find some of my fellow Carolinians. I look forward to learning a lot from this board.
     

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