New Member from Bucks County, Pa.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by iouzilch, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. iouzilch

    iouzilch New Egg

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    Hello all,
    We recently (well 3 years ago ) moved to a new home with about an acre. We have a nice garden and I have always thought it would be nice to have chickens. Our main motivation is to ensure we were not supporting the inhumane treatment of animals. Secondarily, knowing what was fed to the chickens was important to us.

    I am now trying to decide if it is feasible or not.

    I will read through the suggested reading but I am sure that I will have some pointed questions.

    Art
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Welcome to BYC :) What are your questions??
     
  3. fisherlady

    fisherlady Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to the site, Art!! Glad to have you on board.... If you are trying to get a bit more independent and some control over your food then chickens are an awesome addition to the plan! They are beneficial for your garden and the eggs and meat you can get will have you wondering how you ever ate that stuff from the store! and you will know it was well treated, fed and happy as long as it was with you.... a very satisfying feeling!

    There is an active group out of Pa on the thread Pennsylvania Unite... here is the link. A lot of knowledgeable and helpful folks there that may be local to you.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/248345/pennsylvania-unite

    And ask away with any questions! [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio!!!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Art, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Best of luck to you and your chickens!!
     
  7. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] From Michigan!
     
  10. barbiegirl

    barbiegirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and welcome from the poconos! :D
     

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