New from FL -- a beginner looking for info

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 10xmama, May 14, 2011.

  1. 10xmama

    10xmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I'm Kristin from FL. We have recently built a new home on a 4.5 acre piece of land. My children and I want to start keeping chickens. I am totally new and in the researching mode. DH is handy and will build me a coop ... I came here to glean info and hopefully get started on the right foot. Thankful to have found this site!
     
  2. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2011
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    Hi from NC
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Go to the Learning Center (link at the top top of your page, in the middle)

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  4. dkvart1

    dkvart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad to have you join us. You'll find a lot of knowledgeable folks on here willing to provide information for you. Also check out the home page for lots of great information.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. You came to the right place. Lots of great info about chickens & we're always willing to answer questions. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  7. Luckytaz

    Luckytaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, from Minnesota.
     
  8. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  10. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Hi Kristin & family! You'll find TONS of helpful information on here about coop designing, construction, and fortifying against predators, how to choose the right chicken breeds for your location / desires, etc. Go to the Learning Center and pick your topics of interest. Take the time to read all the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and general information, too. There are lots of friendly, helpful folks on here who are glad to share their time & experience. Glad you could join us -- hope to see you around the forum soon, and often! [​IMG]
     

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