I'm Ana, aka bluekitten1 and I'm new

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bluekitten1, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. bluekitten1

    bluekitten1 Just Hatched

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    I hope to start chicken in the late spring, but I am new to BYC and am a novice. I have a decent sized yard, but tons of local predators, including cats in the neighborhood the size of medium dogs. 0.0 I will need a complete enclosure, which is sad :-( But we are a blended family of 9 people and could desperately use fresh eggs, and the family chore would be fun...and educational...
    We live in Maryland, outside of city limits, and with no HOA. We rent, but our landlord is fairly lax, so long as anything I make or build is removable. We have six children here ages 17 months through 13 years...I would love any and all input, please give me pointers and guidance as I am just beginning research for this project...
     
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  2. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Oregon & welcome to BYC :)
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Kelsie has provided some good links with some good reads. Great to have you aboard and enjoy all your poultry adventures!
     
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
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  6. JDchicks

    JDchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!

    That is alot of eggs you will need. Do you know what breed you are wanting yet?
     
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  7. stephen3917

    stephen3917 New Egg

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    I dont think anyone has a shortage of predators I deal with tons of them good luck
     
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  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright Ana [​IMG] glad to have ya here with us [​IMG]
     
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  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us! If you have any specific questions, feel free to ask away. [​IMG]
     
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