Incoming Homesteader to Frederick County MD

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FriarCluck, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. FriarCluck

    FriarCluck New Egg

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    Hello all!
    My wife, myself, and our two young daughters are moving to Frederick County, MD to start a new homestead. I found out about this site during our real estate search. This was my go to place in determining which areas were off limits in terms of excessive restrictions. We've never had chickens, but I've been researching them for over two years during the sale of our old home and quest for a new one. I'm a big fan of Harvey Ussery, Joel Salatin, and permaculture and I really hope to be able to integrate chickens (and eventually bees, and some other livestock) into our lives. I'll probably go for Rhode Island Reds or Buff Orpingtons and am shooting for a flock of about 8 birds. I've been shuffling a large collection of edible plants around for years and I'm really excited to settle down!
     
  2. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    If you haven't already been there, check out the Learning Center for some really helpful articles. As for which breed to get, I vote for some of each!

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the BYC flock
     
  4. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens

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    FriarCluck, good to see you here. After all that lurking, it's
    about time you joined.

    For those who may not know, Harvey Usseryand Joel Salatin
    have written some very good books about raising chickens,
    homesteading and just general good living.



    Spook
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. After 2 years I'm sure that you are that you are ready to put your research into practice. I wish you all the best in your new home.

    CT
     
  6. 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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