New here and to raising chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rainnotebook, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. rainnotebook

    rainnotebook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello my name is Deborah and I just found this forum. I'm really excited to start reading past posts and learning lots of things.

    I do not have chickens yet but this fall we will be building a chicken coop and getting some birds. I've been obsessed with the idea of having chickens for awhile now and glad that I'm finally able to do something about it!

    It all started when we rooster sat a Silkie that was raised for 4H, and he was totally awesome. He would come in and sit on the couch with us and watch Family Guy (we named him Griffin) and just hang out with us. Now I know not all chickens will be like this but it certainly got us interested in raising chickens.

    We have yet to build a chicken coop but I have layed out a plan and also will be looking at the tips that are on the forum. The chickens that we want are, Silkies, Sea Brights, Polish, as well as some laying hens. (I can't remember the names I picked out now)

    Anyways I just wanted to introduce myself and say how excited I am to be having this experience and that I'm here on this forum.

    Thanks
    Deborah
     
  2. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Deborah,

    What is your location? You'll have a great time here!!
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi Deborah! [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us! Enjoy!
     
  4. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

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    WELCOME to BYC!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. rainnotebook

    rainnotebook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in Payson, AZ. Which is about 60 miles north of Phoenix. We have great weather here year round. I love it! [​IMG]
     
  6. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    [​IMG] from England! Glad you joined us!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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  9. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  10. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Welcome to BYC from Western Washington. [​IMG]
     

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