New from Arizona

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by YumaJohnny, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. YumaJohnny

    YumaJohnny Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2009
    Hell ya'll - New to this forum from Arizona - I have raised chickens when I was younger all throughout my 4-H days. I now want to get back into raising chickens and just looking for information. This site is awesome!!! Getting ready to purchase about 4 or 5 chicks this week. Looking for good egg layers (barred rocks and arucana's).

    Needing to build a coop also.

    Hope to find more info on this site!
  2. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    [​IMG] You're gonna love it here!

    Just FYI...if you get your chicks from a feed store or mainstream hatchery, they sell "Araucana" and "Ameraucana" chicks that are actually Easter Eggers (EE for short around here). It's not a bad thing if you are going for blue/green eggs, but if you are specifically wanting one of those breeds, find a breeder to play it safe. [​IMG] I have Barred Rock hens and EE hens (which were sold as Ameraucana's) and both breeds are great layers with wonderful personalities. You won't be disappointed!
  3. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Great to have you here! We've got a good number of members in Arizona and I've got two brothers in Mesa.
  4. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and [​IMG] from NC
  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  8. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    [​IMG] hi from tombstone!!!!!!!!
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Welcome from NM, the other desert! [​IMG]
  10. YumaJohnny

    YumaJohnny Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2009
    Thanks for the warm welcome!!!

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