New & Excited about chickens- Southern CA !!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenmamaK, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. chickenmamaK

    chickenmamaK New Egg

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    I've been dreaming about having chickens for several years now...the problem has always been space (living in apartments and No Backyard). We bought a house 2 1/2 years ago and I've been joking about "getting our chickens" ever since.

    Well, about 2 weeks ago my joking turned serious. I found the BYC site and I've been glued to it ever since. I'm learning all I can and am getting really excited. My husband has agreed to build us a fabulous coop and we are gathering all the supplies for it now. I'm determined to try and build it all from random scraps and supplies from our garage, friends and the "freebie" section of Craigslist. I truly appreciate all of the wonderful posts and photos on this site.

    I live in Long Beach, CA and would LOVE to have a local chicken friend!!!
     
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  2. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
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    [​IMG] from Indiana! You'll find lots of knowledgeable people here to help!
     
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  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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  4. danceofthechickens

    danceofthechickens Out Of The Brooder

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    i also am new!

    hello from Arizona!
     
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  5. Enjaytoo

    Enjaytoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Great idea on Craigslist free section, there is always alot of "chicken-y options" on there it seems [​IMG]
     
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  6. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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  8. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
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    [​IMG] from WI. Check out the 'Where Am I? Where Are You' section....you should find a thread for California....and maybe someone near you....[​IMG]
     
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  9. chickenmamaK

    chickenmamaK New Egg

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    Thanks for the tip about the "Where are you" section. I did find that after I posted my introduction. Hopefully I will connect with someone soon...
     
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  10. vyshtia

    vyshtia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Norco! I'm a socal'er too although not *that* close to you. There are a few more socal'ers around...I think there's a thread on it - do a search for socal! Glad to have you on board!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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