New chicken obsessor from Northwest OHIO

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BlackSwampBirds, May 26, 2012.

  1. BlackSwampBirds

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    My name is Chris and I am from Northwest Ohio just inside the state line from Indiana.

    I have been playing with the idea of owning chickens for a couple years and have been obsessively collecting information for the past couple months. I am in the process of building my chicken coop from pallets (pictures coming soon) and I plan on raising buckeye chickens.

    I will order 25 and try to keep about that many around. I want to be strictly Buckeye chickens but with all these people around me offering me FREE chickens.... I might have to take them up on it and have multiple chicken coops. (against my wife's wishes[​IMG])

    I am a wrestling coach and an accountant. I have two dogs with one a Soft Coated Weaten Terrier who will hopefully be the gardian of the chickens (he is still a pup). I accidently found BYC when I was looking for chicken coop plans and now I come here every other day as new questions arise. This will be more of a hobby than a means of supplamenting my family but I hope to provide eggs and meat for my family of three.

    -Chris "Sticks" Combs
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! Feel free to ask any questions you have. We're here to help.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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  6. crazychickenwom

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    Welcome to BYC!! Be sure to check out the American Buckeye Club, there are MANY great people there that can answer any "buckeye" questions - or any other questions you might have as well! There is also a list of breeders and several great tips and tricks. Check out the following links and their facebook page!

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/126598094076064/


    http://americanbuckeyeclub.blogspot.com/


    Have fun with your buckeyes, I know I LOVE mine!
     
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  8. 4-H chicken mom

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  9. Just reebok

    Just reebok Chirping

    Welcome to BYC! I have a 15 year old Wheaton... They are THE best dogs! Love our Smudge! Glad you joined us and can't wait to see coop pics.
     
  10. BlackSwampBirds

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    Thanks crazychic and will do 4-H. I love this site
     

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