Jim in San Diego

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

  1. JimL

    JimL New Egg

    Mar 7, 2009
    San Diego
    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

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Welcome Jim. Wow that much land and living in paradise. Congratulations.
  3. wishin4chicken

    wishin4chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2008
    Hayden Lake, Idaho
    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]

  4. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    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

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  6. NurseNettie

    NurseNettie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2008
    Northern Maine
    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

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    [​IMG], Jim!

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

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
  10. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    From Old Town, Maine

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