New Member Brand new to raising chickens!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Magoonichicks, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Magoonichicks

    Magoonichicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there! My name is Amanda, I live in St Robert Mo and my darling husband has agreed to do all the manual labor to retrofit our shed into a coop for chickens!! We used to get all our farm fresh eggs from my mother in law but she quit keeping chicks :( so its now up to me!! I absolutely love the idea of being more independent from grocery stores, I garden and can my produce as well as shop the farmers market when the price is right. I am a mother of 2 small children, my oldest is four and LOVES chickens, Im taking him with me when its time to pick up our chicks from cackle hatchery. we have decided to raise Buff Orpington because of their dual purpose, we enjoy both egg and meat. I am so excited about raising these chickens and learning more about them. I have already learned so much from this site and the book I bought!

    I look foreward to the chit chat and advice!

    Amanda
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Amanda, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Sounds like you are good to go with your poultry plans. Buff Orps are a great breed! Good luck and have fun!
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]You may want to post and subscribe to the Missouri thread - to find others near you. Check out "Where am I, Where are you." forum
     
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  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Amanda, glad that you have joined our poultry community.
     
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  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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