Howdy from Alabama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MasonMan, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. MasonMan

    MasonMan New Egg

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    Howdy from Alabama. I live in rural southwest Alabama, and kept chickens as a kid and have wanted to have some layers around the house after buying fresh eggs from a neighbor. A friend gave me and my wife two hens, a white rock and RIR, because they were moving and could not take the chickens. I'm finishing up a large chicken tractor and we are looking for a few more hens, maybe 4 more and a rooster, preferably some Orpingtons or Barred Rocks.....would love to find some Orpingtons in another color than Buff.......Tuscaloosa & Mobile AL areas and Meridian, Laurel-Hattiesburg, Jackson areas in Miss are all close to us.
     
  2. Howdy neighbor.

    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, MasonMan, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! I'm not too keen on the lineage but I believe a Black Australorp is simply a Black Orpington. Might want to check that out. I have a couple - great birds. You can post in the AL and MS threads in the link below - maybe a local can hook you up with some birds. Best wishes!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
     
  5. CedarAcres

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    Hello! Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] Definitely post in your local thread. That would be your best bet for finding someone near you! Good luck!

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  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] good luck with your search!
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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