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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by TomOBedlam, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. TomOBedlam

    TomOBedlam Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there! I'm a rank beginner and starry-eyed wanna-be chicken keeper! [​IMG]

    I've just ordered my first chickens from Ideal Hatchery (7EE's and 7 Buff Orps) and they are due to ship on January 9! I've been reading the forums here for a few weeks, trying to glean wisdom from the sage advice of those of you who have been there and done that.

    I live on a small, just-getting-started farm in North Georgia. We've got chickens on the way, miniature dairy goats coming in early Spring, and a houseful of cats, dog, cockatiels, and small children already in residence.

    Great to meet you all, and thank you for being here and being friendly! [​IMG]
     
  2. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    Welcome TomOBedlam!
     
  3. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Welcome to BYC! This a great website and very friendly people.

    You will love the EE. I have 5 and they are so friendly. Very cuddly.....like kitty cats. I just love mine. I don't have any Buff Orp, but I would love to own some someday.
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] Hey there Tom, welcome! You ordered some great breeds. I have both and I love my Buff Orps. Very well behaved and great layers!! Welcome the the madness of being OWNED by Chickens!
     
  5. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] welcome to the board..............[​IMG]
     
  6. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Welcome and enjoy your new chickens!! Sounds like you will fit right in here with the rest of us chicken crazy people. LOL
     
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Hi neighbor! [​IMG]

    What part of N. GA. are you in?
     
  8. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    NY
    Welcome Tom - BYC is almost as addicting as have the chickens.
    I look forward to reading your posts.

    We share the good the bad and the ugly here. [​IMG]
     
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    WELCOME - be prepared for extra chicks..... or "packing peanuts" I doubt they'd ship just 14 with the cool weather right now.
     
  10. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Welcome to BYC!!! [​IMG]
     

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