New From Ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by roseymama, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. roseymama

    roseymama New Egg

    Jul 25, 2010
    [​IMG] Hi! I'm Jenny and I'm from Ohio (southeastern-- I can see west virginia from my house). I am a mama to three (ages 4 1/2, 2 3/4, and 10months). My hubby just got on board with the chickens! I've wanted chickens for YEARS, and he finally said yes! We live in city limits, but have about a 1/4 acre backyard, that is completely fenced in by a 6ft tall privacy fence. Hubby is almost done with the coop/henhouse. We will be letting the chickens free-range in our backyard during the day, and then put them in the coop at night.
    I have read and researched and talked to friends with chickens over the past few years, so I feel ready to jump in! I am ordering the chicks today and getting my brooder set up (already have heat lamps, brooder box... but need to go get pine shavings, feeder, and feed (and water bottles...)...
    Anyway, I'm super excited to have found this forum! How awesome! Now all my time will be spent here... lol...
  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  3. Twin Mom

    Twin Mom Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 19, 2010
    Floresville, Texas
    [​IMG] from Texas!!! My husband walks into the office and just rolls his eyes, cause I am always on this site. I can't help it, there is just so much information here. Welcome to the club! [​IMG]
  4. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

    Jun 18, 2009
    SW Ohio
    [​IMG] from SW Ohio
  5. tobin123

    tobin123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2009
    [​IMG] from Indiana
  6. FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2010
    Hi Jenny! Welcome to BYC from another Buckeye! [​IMG]

    Great ages on the kids, as they grow, I hope you can get them involved in your new addiction, er, hobby, yeah, hobby.

    My youngest has become a "egg" snob, educating her friends on low-down of the "stale" store-bought eggs.

    I hope you have fun!
  7. texasrooster

    texasrooster New Egg

    Jul 27, 2010
    Ovalo, Texas
    Welcome! I'm new too. My mother lives in Ohio. Such a different place than from here in West Texas.....Not that its a bad thing. HAHA!
  8. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

    Sep 12, 2009
    Nor Cal
    Welcome to BYC from Nevada! [​IMG]
  9. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    Welcome to will love all the info on here!!

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