new chick mama from NW Indiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Becksnewchicks, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. Becksnewchicks

    Becksnewchicks New Egg

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    My husband and I have been saying we'd like to get a few chickens for eggs and meat, a coupla of pigs, and maybe a cow for beef for the last 6 months or so. We live in a small town, but my husband is part family owner of some farm land about a mile from town. Ive been researching homesteading and other ways to be more self sufficient, and I'm learning how to can food this summer. Been very busy with our garden and locally grown fruits. I found this site Saturday night and was reading for hours. Sunday morning a facebook friend posted pics of her new baby chicks and immediately contacted her. And we were able to purchase our first lil babies Monday night. We are so excited. We have 3 Welsummers and 6 French Marans, just for eggs at this time. They are adorable. Thank you for all the informational and humorous advice.
     
  2. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome, good luck with your new birds.[​IMG]
     
  3. Becksnewchicks

    Becksnewchicks New Egg

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    Thank you!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Becksnewchicks, and [​IMG]! Happy to have you aboard! Good luck to you and your flock!
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  7. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the site! Make sure to post pictures when you get your babies :)
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  9. Webechickens

    Webechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from east central Indiana!
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

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