Hola from Mississippi

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mvktr2, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. mvktr2

    mvktr2 Out Of The Brooder

    Glad to join the community, I have a few unique situations to deal with in keeping a small flock that I'm sure this community can help me with. I belong to a couple of other online communities, & they are great. One thing's for sure the net has made getting information on anything easy & fast.

    About me: Live in Central MS, in a parsonage. Yep that's right I'm a minister. The parsonage sits on approx. 2 acres, 90% grass/field. Hoping to put together a small flock with a minimum of infrastructure, this isn't my home & anything I put up has to be "EASILY" removable & not have much of a footprint! Think you guys can see my unique concerns/problems on the horizon already! [​IMG] Off to post for suggestions on housing, breeds, etc.

    Schlante,
    Phillip
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hey Phillip! [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us!
     
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
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  4. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    [​IMG] from WI. You may want to look at some of the tractors or small coop designs if you just want a few chickens. As you don't have to deal winters that bring several feet of snow your project shoud not be too much of a challenge. Good luck, keep us posted
     
  5. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Welcome to BYC!!!! From NJ !!
     
  6. Scraps

    Scraps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    End of a dirt road...
    [​IMG] from North Florida!!!
     
  7. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Wow, two new members from MS in a week!!! Welcome!
     
  8. mvktr2

    mvktr2 Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you all for the warm welcome.

    Hey Ole Miss fan Mandy H... did I mention Roll Tide!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Should be a good good game later today! I don't expect Bama to go undefeated and this is absolutely one of those losable games! Also I see you have Welsumer chickens, on of the 3 or 4 breeds I'm looking keenly at. Are yours free range or at least let out some? I ask as we would be living in VERY similar geographic areas with similar potential problems.

    Thanks again to all.

    Schlante,
    Phillip
     
  9. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in North Central Florida
     

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