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

  1. Guerillachickenherder

    Guerillachickenherder New Egg

    Mar 7, 2009

    I'm new to chickens, but have been lurking here for some time now...
    the family and I finally jumped in with both feet.

    We have 3 Austraorps, 3 Barred Rocks, and 3 Mutt EE's keeping warm in the basement right now. What different personalities the different breeds have! They just started being able to hop/fly out of the stock tank, so some altered digs are in order. The kids love the little buggers; we are definitely having fun!

    We will be trying to keep a low profile with these guys, as our city government has recently added poultry to their definition of livestock in the city code- an effort wraught by a misguided and frustrated few, upset by the city's lack of enforcement of animal waste and noise code violations. The good thing is that, for now, animal control and the local PD seem to be unaware of the code change.

    We're building a coop in a few weeks, and will move the gals out of doors. Our neighbors are in on this with us, so, hopefully, this venture will be a success.

  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    welcome to byc... i'm trying to keep this quiet so the wrong people don't get wind of your subversive behavior. we're glad you found us and have joined the dark side.... [​IMG]
  3. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello & [​IMG] from NC
  4. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    [​IMG] from Kansas and [​IMG]. Chickens are a blast! Have fun. Shhhh..... I wont tell either. [​IMG]
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY

    If the city added poultry to the no-no rules after you already had chickens, couldn't you get grandfather claused in? Document when you got your chickens, never know it might help down the road.
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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

    Glad you decided to join us! [​IMG]
  8. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Welcome from Florida!

    Lisa [​IMG]
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

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

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In

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