Joining the ranks of cage-free eggs!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Life is Good!, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2011
    suburbia Chicagoland
    Hello! I'm joining the ranks for cage-free eggs for our family by forging a NEW path for us....venturing into this wonderful, wacky world called 'chicken ownership'! I've changed our family's history by planting gardens for the past 8yrs - and EATING our OWN produce! I've learned to make our own jelly (from our 'vintage' concord grape vines that came with the property) - I've even learned to tap our own maple trees to make our own syrup - yummy stuff! So, it's time to start enjoying the benefits of a broader range of food-stuffs. The amount of milk we drink (and yogurt consumed) makes me suspicious about homesteading...this might lead to a cow or two! Eep! Not there step at a time! And our city ordinance won't allow dairy - goats, yes, but not dairy. And I don't like goats milk, I'm a city kid.

    Been a lurker on these boards for many many months. Been building our coop since last fall, but winter slammed hard quick and I didn't get it finished, so now, on the verge of obtaining our own Java chickens! Can't wait!!!

    Thanks for having such great information on this site....and awesome folks like you to help one another. What a blessing! I'm excited to share our journeys with all of you!

    -- Blessed are the flexible, for they will not break. --
  2. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Hesperia,Ca [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG] You'll just love them too! And the chickens can be raised the way they're supposed to be!! [​IMG] Enjoy!!! [​IMG]
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  5. Kathryn4629

    Kathryn4629 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2010
    Colbert, WA
    Welcome to [​IMG] Oh and I am soooo jealous of your maple syrup!
  6. SuziQ991

    SuziQ991 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2009
    Hi Life is Good! Welcome and Wow on the maple syrup!!
  7. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    [​IMG] from Indiana!!!! [​IMG]
  8. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

    Dec 2, 2009
    Welcome to BYC from Canada! [​IMG]
  9. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, glad you decided to join us.
  10. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co

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