Hi, From Coal City, WV!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by egm1947, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. egm1947

    egm1947 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 27, 2017
    Yea, I know, your thinkin, where the hell is this that, and why do I care! Well I don't blame you, because its the only place
    I could find where I could afford to buy a home at my age (69) after the coal I was leasing from sent me a letter saying I had
    90 days to buy the 10 acres I was on at $169,000, or move! Well living on Social Security just didn't for that. So we were
    lucky to find a place, but now we need to try to go back to our roots, way back>>>> to raising a few chickens for their eggs.
    We have forgot everything over the last 50 years, so like our grandkids, we are hear to learn.
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, egm1947, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our flock! Sorry for your circumstances but happy you are getting back to your roots. The Learning Center is a great place to start: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center It is loaded with great articles covering the entire poultry raising experience.
    And you can chat with fellow WV poultry people in your state thread here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us.

    Best wishes
  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    And welcome back to raising chickens! Make yourself at home here, lots of friendly and knowledgeable members to help each other out.

    Thanks for joining us!
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under egm1947 [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture

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