Jim in San Diego

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

  1. JimL

    JimL New Egg

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    Hello! My name is Jim, my wife Nancy and I are recently retired. We have a modest home with a half acre city lot over a pretty canyon. We are zoned for 23 hens and one rooster, we haven't reached our limit yet. We have a variety of breeds, 8 hens and a young Jersey Black rooster, he needs a new home. I don't like to keep the noise makers. We like them as pets and for the eggs we share with friends.
    I have built a super secure coop 8x8x8. The ladies run the yard daytime but we have some very determined predators at night. Dogs, coyote, fox, raccoon, skunk, opossum, and something weird I can't identify. Maybe a coatimundi? Or a chupacabra?
    I love to give out a beautiful multicolor dozen to someone who has never seen eggs not mass-produced. I have white, blue-green, tan, and light browns. I am very eager to add the very dark brown marans and sky blue araucana eggs! This is so much fun! Thanks, Jim
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Welcome Jim. Wow that much land and living in paradise. Congratulations.
     
  3. wishin4chicken

    wishin4chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the fun, Jim!! Remember we all love to see pictures and hope you'll post some when you have the chance. [​IMG]

    Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]

    Michele.
     
  4. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The multicolor dozen are beautiful. Took my 99 year old mamaw a multicolor dozen the other day . She was amazed she did'nt know chicken layed colored eggs. She loves a egg Sandwich .

    [​IMG] from NC
     
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  6. NurseNettie

    NurseNettie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, Jim!
    San Diego is so beautiful!! Start snapping some pics to share of your backyard flock!!! I can't wait!!

    We're in Northern Maine, and would really enjoy some warm sunshine right about now!! Send some my way, if you would [​IMG]
     
  7. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    [​IMG], Jim!

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

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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