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New here! From MN

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by allmyeggs, Oct 22, 2012.

How much work are chickens?

Poll closed Dec 31, 2012.
  1. A lot of work!

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  2. Some work, but not horrible.

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  3. Less then a dog!

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  1. allmyeggs

    allmyeggs New Egg

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    Hello!

    I'm new. I live in Minneapolis, Minnesota! I do not have any chickens yet. I REALLY want to get some chickens and build a coop in my garage and then have a run on the outside of the garage! The only problem is my husband doesn't want me to. He was all for it before, but now he's not. He says he doesn't want it to mess with the resale of our home, and he thinks I have no idea what I'm doing. I've been reading up a lot! How can I convince him? Anyone have suggestions? How about good reading or places to get more info? Pros and cons?

    Please let me know!
     
  2. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello allmyeggs. Welcome to BYC from Kentucky. You might want to reconsider placing your chicken coop outside the garage as opposed to inside. Chickens will stir up a LOT of dust. As for finding good info you have the entire BYC community at your finger tips! [​IMG] Search any info you need using the Forum Search bar located at the top of the page will bring up a wealth of knowledge on many subjects related to chickens, coops, etc. Also feel free to post questions you may have in the various forum sections. Best of luck to you in getting your chickens!



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  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    I agree with Red Barn, chickens are very dusty and best housed outside the home/garage.
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California, I vote to put them outside.
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, allmyeggs, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here!! Not sure how to advise you on convincing your spouse but good luck to you.
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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