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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Buggys Beaks, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. Buggys Beaks

    Buggys Beaks In the Brooder

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    Hello. [​IMG]

    I'm new to BYC stuff. My son (4yo) and I have helped our elderly neighbors with their chickens for the past 3 years, and we have benefited by getting farm fresh eggs whenever we needed them. Now I am being thrust into looking for a coop or plans and a run because those neighbors have decided that they can't do the farmette thing anymore and need to move to a lower maintenance home. (I am heartbroken because they have become like family.[​IMG]) We have other farmer neighbors from whom we can purchase eggs, but I'd like to do it myself because my son adores the chickens and taking care of them. (He even likes mucking stalls. [​IMG])

    And we have to have farm fresh eggs that we know where they come from. My boy reacts to store-bought eggs with a rash on his face and neck. I can cook with them, but he can't eat them, which I find strange. [​IMG]

    I'm glad I found BYC, and look forward to learning a LOT from everyone here. [​IMG]
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    [​IMG] happy you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Best of luck with keeping chickens - my mother and I no longer eat store bought eggs since we've gotten our chickens. They just can't compare! :lol:
    And that's also lovely you have such a great relationship with your neighbours - it's not such a common thing round here, so I think it's very nice!

    Enjoy the site. :D
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC. God luck in establishing your own flock.
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined! :)
     
  9. AK Baha

    AK Baha Songster

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  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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