I'm Deb from Galveston, TX

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DebTexas, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. DebTexas

    DebTexas Just Hatched

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    Looking forward to learning lots here! Hello to everyone. I've wanted to have chickens for years. I lived in a small town in KS and it wasn't allowed. I became know as the chicken lady because I carried a petition around town to change the ordinance. It was an extremely controversial topic! No luck there, but now I'm in Galveston and to my delight chickens are allowed in town (maximum of 6). I'm moving into a small home soon and looking forward to getting started. I will start raised bed gardening also and hope to grow enough to share lots to the chickens. I have 2 senior cats an am wondering how they are going to react. They are indoor cats but I always provide a way for them to get outside in :)a protected area. If nothing else the chickens will do away with any boredom they might have! Going to be great:)
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Deb. Cats/dogs, etc. everything loves chicken but in the wrong way. Please supervise the cats, till the chickens are big enough to scare them off.
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Deb and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced poultry keepers - loads of info on anything poultry. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    These links may help you for the moment.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks


    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
    CT
     
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  5. Chicken Mom RN

    Chicken Mom RN Out Of The Brooder

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  6. canpruett

    canpruett New Egg

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    Hi Deb,

    My name is Candy and I am moving to Galveston this summer. I have had chickens here in Denver for several years, but still consider myself a novice. I plan to set up a new coop when I get the Galveston and gardens too. Would love to hear how you are doing on your chicken journey!
     
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