New from Washington state

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Curio, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. Curio

    Curio New Egg

    Jul 3, 2016
    Hi everyone.
    My husband and I have just purchased property, and next year I will finally be able to have chickens. I've wanted chickens for a decade, but we didn't live where we could have them.
    I'm sure I will have many questions, and some of them might sound silly to some of you. I am in the heavy research stage right now, and research always includes questions for those that are actually involved in a process.
    Don't know yet what breed(s) we might want, but DO know that our purpose is to produce eggs. I don't have any desire to produce strictly meat birds.
    We're out in the country, so have a lot of room for a large run, but will not be able to "free range"
    I look forward to chatting with all of you.
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! How exciting for you to be planning your new chicken adventures :clap
    Have you check out our learning Center? Lots of super articles there that will help you get ready for when your new birds arrive ~

    Be sure to ask all the questions you need to and I promise they won't sound silly! Everyone here to help along the way. Enjoy your time here ar BYC and enjoy all the chicken chat :frow
  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

    Mar 20, 2012
    Hi and welcome to BYC! Always feel free to ask any questions you may have! Thanks for joining us!
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to BYC. I always think a large run is much better and safer for a flock.
  6. Kyanite

    Kyanite Loving Life!

    May 27, 2016
    SE Idaho
    Welcome to BYC, and congratulations on the new property! I don't think any question is silly. You've certainly come to the right place to get them answered. The learning center has great tools to help you find the breeds that will work best for you.
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Good luck with your new venture!

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