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New here from IN

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by erin_brianne, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. erin_brianne

    erin_brianne New Egg

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    Hi! I'm Erin from IN and I have a ton to learn. [​IMG]

    We are just looking into chicken tractors and breeds of chickens. Hubby is going to build our chicken tractor and we hope to get about 3 chicks in the spring. We live in the country on about an acre of land. We figure 3 chickens will be plenty for our growing family. So far we are blessed to have 3 children, ages 5 - 2 - and 3 months. I know the kids are going to love having chicks!

    Our biggest concern is how to deal with the winter. It can get very cold here for extended amounts of time, but a lot of people here have chickens so I know it's do-able. I can't wait to jump in here and start learning!

    ~Erin
     
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Hi Erin, from big bear, you'll love all the info you get here! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Tampa, FLA
     
  6. geepy

    geepy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't fret about the cold, they raise chickens in Alaska. Down here (FL) we have to worry about the heat.
     
  7. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC
     
  8. Elbowmarie

    Elbowmarie Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! from Ontario [​IMG]
    I can't recommend the info listed on here https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-howto.html (the coops and runs info) enough!!! esp the parts about ventilation - (actually, anything written by patandchickens is great info!)
     
  9. Elbowmarie

    Elbowmarie Out Of The Brooder

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    The 'burg
    (edit) hmm, something froze up and I posted twice...
     
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2011
  10. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from Missouri [​IMG]
     

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