Hi from a new to be chicken owner in West Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by samana, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. samana

    samana Out Of The Brooder

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    All my 'googling' inevitably lands me here, and in all my mentioning of getting chickens people keep referring me here too - so it's time I join! We are now only 1 week away from going to pick up our new little guys at the hatchery and it's really becoming a reality (both exciting and very intimidating)! My family and I know next to nothing about owning chickens aside from some library books, so we will be learning fast and hard in these next few weeks and months! We will be getting some araucanas, isa browns, australorps and barred rocks, and throwing in a golden lace wyandotte rooster to top off the crazy mix. And building our coop. We have just moved half way across the country to be able to get some more land (for things like chickens!) just a few months ago - chickens will be our first real addition to our new home, so thank you to everyone in advance for all the help in our questions I'm sure we'll be having. And looking forward to giving back help eventually when we are a little more 'seasoned' down the road. [​IMG]
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A warm welcome from an imp in Washington

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  3. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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  4. SuziQ991

    SuziQ991 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi samana! Welcome! Everything you need to know, you will find it here. The search is a wonderful thing!
     
  5. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome from Northern Michigan. You will love BYC and learn so much. Enjoy your new chicken adventure.
     
  6. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana. I know your excited about getting your babies, you'll learn lots here!!
     
  9. Frequent Flyer

    Frequent Flyer Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello and welcome!!
     
  10. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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