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Hi! Newbie From FL

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SunnyChic, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

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    I love this forum! I had chickens (Sex Link), rabbits, and a horse growing up, and I was in 4-H & then FFA. I'm tired of eating store bought eggs, I like to share, I love animals, so I decided to take the plunge and buy some chickens.

    I've ordered some Speckled Sussex (16 female/4 male) and RIR (4 female/1 male) from McMurray; they won't be sending them until May 25th, so in the meantime I can continue preparing for their arrival. As you know, I had to order at least 25 (I don't need that many), so I was thinking I could perhaps pair up the roosters & hens for some local 4-H kids so they could show them next year.

    I live 50 miles south of Disney World in a small town that (lucky for me!) allows chickens. I found the city ordinances online, and I just can't let my poultry house get stinky or allow my chickens to play their boomboxes too loud [​IMG]...

    I live with my DH, my two dogs, and my two cats. We don't have children, so I'm really looking forward to my new fuzzy babies.

    Right now, I officiate high school volleyball in the fall and volunteer at Junior, LPGA, and PGA golf tournaments throughout the year (yep, LOTS of golf in FL![​IMG]). I'm also finally taking golf lessons and have joined our local women's golf association. We get together once a week to play.

    I'll be sure to post pics in May of my chicks; in the meantime, I'll continue to grow in my chicken knowledge, thanks to you guys!
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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  3. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello & [​IMG] from NC
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hello and Welcome to BYC!!! [​IMG]

    Glad to have you join us! [​IMG]
     
  5. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome Fellow Floridian!!

    You will find lots of friendly folks here ready to help out if you need it. Check out the "Chickenstocks, Shows & Swaps" There are a couple of swaps planned for the next couple of weekends!

    Lisa [​IMG]
     
  6. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Hi and welcome to the board!
     
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
     
  8. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
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  9. klutzyruth

    klutzyruth Out Of The Brooder

    Hi neighbor. I'm up highway 33 in Groveland.
    Ruth
     
  10. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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