New from South Central Los Angeles

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jpulidol, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. jpulidol

    jpulidol Out Of The Brooder

    Had chickens as a kid, I lived on a small five acre farm in Santa Paula, California. The chickens just roamed and we fed them once a day, this was back before free range was cool. Now I live in the very urban part of Los Angeles, South Central. I am starting a little flock of 20 Assorted Hens from Murrary McMurrary Hatchery and a few araucanas I hatched myself. I welcome any tips, suggestions and advice for keeping a flock in an urban area.
     
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  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    Good luck with your flock [​IMG]
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I am way out there, no where near the urban areas, so I can't help you there. :)

    But I do welcome you to BYC and hope you enjoy your new babies!!

    Oh and if you need any tips and hints on raising your new flock, you might check out our learning center here on BYC for lots of good reads....

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
     
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  6. Sweet Basil

    Sweet Basil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't help you too much from personal experience as far as being in an urban area, but good luck with your city chicks!
     
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  7. oweirdo

    oweirdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Howdy and :welcome
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] You might put "urban chickens," in the search box and see if there is a thread concerning them. If not start one yourself - where people can offer their experience & advice.
     
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  10. chickencollege

    chickencollege New Egg

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    Hello there,

    We're also in South LA (Near Vermont and Jefferson) and we have 20 hens right now. Have you had any problems with predators in the city? I'd like to give them the chance to free range but there have been a ton of feral cats crawling through the yard.
     
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