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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by misterjimmy, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. misterjimmy

    misterjimmy Hatching

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    My name's Jim, I live in the suburbs of Albany, NY. My family and I are growing ever more concerned about the safety and nutritional value of the "Corporate Farming" food chain. So, I started to look into raising chickens, just a couple to start, mainly for eggs. I discussed it with my wife, and to my surprise she seems willing to go along with it(that is, she'll eat the eggs if I'll do the work!), so I've been reading everything I can get my hands on about raising chickens. There doesn't seem to be a local ordinance specifically banning chickens, but I was talking to some people at Tractor Supply who said to check with code enforcement also. Then I found this site. I'll keep ya posted as to whether I can get this chicken thing off the ground, (so to speak)
     

  2. rcentner

    rcentner Songster

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    check out the ny thread and the ny chickenstock thread, I don't think it's that far from albany!
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  4. bella1210

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  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Hello!
     
  6. Lynette

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    [​IMG] from Michigan
     
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  8. misterjimmy

    misterjimmy Hatching

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    Quote:Thanks, RC! I found the chickenstock thread, but where is the ny thread? I'm having trouble finding it.
     
  9. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hello Jim! Greetings from Tucson, AZ and [​IMG]. Good for you making the leap into the world of chickens. I see now one has warned you, so I will, chickens are addictive!
     
  10. chicknduck

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