New member from Maine

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lostfan1, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. lostfan1

    lostfan1 Chirping

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    This is my first year with chickens and have a lot of questions and a lot to learn. I drive my husband nuts with questions and worry. I have 5 hens. 1 Road Island Red 2 Barred Rocks and not sure about the other two they look like the others but are black.

    I live in Mid Coast Maine and am worried about the cold weather.
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Chickens are very hardy, and provided good shelter do fine in the cold, but it is hard to believe I know.
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  5. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Songster

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    [​IMG] from Missouri! I have been to Maine many times, it is so beautiful!
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, lotstfan1, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! I agree with 1muttsfan! Chickens are some pretty hearty and resilient critters. Just give them a draft free coop and heat won't be much of a problem. Hang around BYC reading the various forums - you will pick up lots of useful information. Good luck to you!
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    The cold usually isn't a problem for chickens, as long as they have a place where they can stay dry away from the wind. They're built to withstand some interesting temperatures. :p Some people's chickens even like the snow!
     

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