Howdy, from Texas!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by davemonkey, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. davemonkey

    davemonkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings. My brother and sis-in-law, who had raised chickens a couple years ago (until a recent move...and then they plan on raising them again soon) have put a bug in my ear and now my wife and I want to start. We've been buying farm-fresh, free-range chicken eggs (or getting them free for some folk) for several years now and recently the lady we were buying from has sold her entire flock so she can "retire".

    So, I'm here to learn as much as possible before I get started.

    -Dave
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Dave, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! I think you will enjoy the chicken raising lifestyle. Once they are established they are really very little work. Best of luck to you!
     
  3. Cockle-Dood

    Cockle-Dood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Newbie from texas here as well! Ive been learning so im sure you will have no problem finding the info you are seeking!
     
  4. chicki-vicki

    chicki-vicki Out Of The Brooder

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    howdy newbie East Texan - I'm a newbie down here on the coast & Louisiana line - there is so much to learn am grateful for so much info now if I can process it - good luck
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida. Glad you joined us!
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  9. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Have a look at the Learning Center here for advice on how to get started, how to take care of your chickens etc. In the different sections you will see "sticky threads" (in blue) on top of each section that has some very good and important info on each topic such as how to hatch eggs, vaccinations for chickens etc and in the Frequently Asked Questions section, if you scroll past the site related Q's you'll find some more chicken Q's answered. Have fun!
     

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