Hi! Newbie From FL

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

  1. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

    Mar 7, 2009
    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
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  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

    Mar 25, 2008
    Hello and Welcome to BYC!!! [​IMG]

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

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
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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

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

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

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
  9. klutzyruth

    klutzyruth Out Of The Brooder

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

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    From Old Town, Maine

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