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

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  3. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

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

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  4. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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  8. onthespot

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    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

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    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

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