New In the Finger Lakes

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MissCluck, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. MissCluck

    MissCluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello! I am looking forward to adding chickens to my home and farm this spring.

    I've searched and read and already have received good advice about coops, tractors and starting up.

    I am NO GOOD at construction so I've been looking at Chick-N-Barns and other prefab coops but am still undecided.

    I have indoor pet finches, aquatic frogs and fish, five lovely pet goats, two dogs, an ancient cat and a lovely Thoroughbred horse.

    I'm the type of person that will have chickens more as pets than as farm animals. I will enjoy them if they lay but I can't see myself culling the non-layers.... there will just be plenty of old chickens clucking about my backyard! heh heh

    I hope to learn a lot from all of you chicken experts.
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  3. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    You've come to the right place, Miss Cluck!!! Warm welcomes!!!!


  4. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2008
    Upstate NY
    Welcome fellow New Yorker!
  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY

    Welcome fellow New Yorker. We are from the Utica area and plan on keeping our older chickens around as pets too.
  6. MissCluck

    MissCluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ah - good to hear from a fellow tree hugger and keepers of old chickens! [​IMG]

    Since I'm starting from scratch, as they say, this seems to be the best place to be for good advice.
  7. willheveland

    willheveland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2008
    southern tier,NY
    [​IMG] Will
  8. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    Welcome MissCluck! This is the BEST place on the web for chicken advice and friendly chat. You anywhere near Hector?
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG] I'm sure you'll be a "regular" in no time! [​IMG]
  10. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    from Old Town, Maine

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