Howdy from Deland Florida

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by seminolesparky, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. seminolesparky

    seminolesparky New Egg

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    Just wanted to say hello! Stumbled across this site the other night while looking for coop designs. When I was growing up we raised chickens and now that I have two kids of my own I'd like to build memories such as the ones I have from my childhood. It was my job to look after the flock and gather their eggs everyday. I'm sure I have much to learn with it being 30 years since I've looked after a flock.Looking forward to filling this brain of mine with a ton of knowledge. I do know that my family's intent of this is only to use these precious birds for eggs, nothing else.
     
  2. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined the flock! If you have any questions feel free to ask. Do you have an idea on what breeds you're looking for?
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - good to have you join us. I'm sure it won't take long to get back into the chicken groove and it's great that you've decided to recreate your childhood experience for your own kids. It's one they will never forget.

    All the best

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. I think you will find the Learning Center makes a great refresher course in 'chickenry' - I make up my own words.
     
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    And good luck in your planning.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C gobble gobble Premium Member Project Manager

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  7. seminolesparky

    seminolesparky New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm welcomes. I will check out the links when I have time.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. seminolesparky

    seminolesparky New Egg

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    I grew up with Rhode Island Reds so I might start with them. Haven't really looked into other breeds. Any reccomendations?
     
  10. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Rhode Island Reds are a good breed. I recommend Black Australorps. Docile, friendly, amazing egg layers, and can make great meat birds.
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