New from So Cal

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ImToadie, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. ImToadie

    ImToadie New Egg

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    Hi all, I am a new member from Santa Monica, CA with a ton of questions. I have never raised chickens before but have been dying to get into the backyard chicken craze. A few days ago, a chicken appeared in our backyard and we took this as a good omen. We have set up a temporary coop in an old rabbit hutch and have started making improvements. We plan on getting 2-3 more birds once we feel the yard is secure. I posted on the "breeds" forum to find out what breed this one might be, so not sure yet. We have 2 young boys (9 and 7) and a dog (pit mix that we are very concerned about jumping the fence to get to the chicken). I love to garden and grow herbs and vegetables and recently have gotten extremely interested in all organic and non-gmo foods. Our family life is very active with lots of sports and activities and we look forward to adding chicken raising to the mix.
     
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Yep, when chickens walk into your backyard it is time to get more chickens!
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Check out the Learning Center here. It will tell you a lot about keeping chickens and if you have questions, ask! We're here to help.
     
  4. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio!!!
     
  5. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Welcome to BYC :)
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Mmm-hmmm. Chicken appearances are a sign.
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] An omen indeed. I predict that more chickens will enter your life shortly. Enjoy your birds.
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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