New Chicken Owner in AZ or how I fell in love with chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Redpop, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Redpop

    Redpop Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello All,
    I recently bought a new house out in Buckeye, AZ. My daughter was upset about moving so I offered up baby chicks as a bribe for moving. I planned to commit to my promise so I began doing research on raising chickens and appropriate chicken breeds for hot weather and children. Slowly these chickens went from being my daughter's project to being mine. I have fallen head over heels in love with chickens. i often find myself boring family and coworkers with all my chicken research findings. I stumbled onto this site whilst researching and am glad to see that I am not the only chicken lover out there. Anyway, I have chicks coming in early september so if you have any good tips for a chicken noob like me I would appreciate it.
     
  2. M.sue

    M.sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Michigan! [​IMG] It's easy to become chicken crazy and this is the site to that will help with all your questions. Congrats and enjoy your chicks when they arrive!!
     
  3. Leia's Chickens

    Leia's Chickens A Sunkissed Delight

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    [​IMG] from Oklahoma! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. You're in the right place. We love to talk about chickens [​IMG] Good luck on your chicken adventure [​IMG]
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Dont worry, you wont bore us with chicken talk!
     
  6. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Virginia!

    And do check out the Raising Baby Chicks forum for lots of newbie and not-so-newbie information!!


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  7. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from NC [​IMG]
     
  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     
  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. You are in the right place. [​IMG]
     
  10. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from eastern North Carolina![​IMG]
     

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