New Member from NC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KristinaL, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. KristinaL

    KristinaL New Egg

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    Hi, my name is Kristina and I live near Charlotte, NC. I currently do not have any chickens, but I am trying to get ready to get my first ones this spring.

    I'm so terrified that I will do something wrong that I am doing as much research as possible. My mom got me the book "Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens" and I am looking all over the internet for additional information. That's how I found this fabulous site!

    I currently have a husband, a 17-year-old nephew (my husband and I have custody), 2 dogs and 3 cats. I love to work on my vegatable garden, crochet and knit, cook and read.

    I have always wanted a hobby farm and raising a few chickens and having fresh eggs seemed like a good place to start. I have a 10' X 10' dog kennel that I am thinking of turning into a pen. We will probably build a coop to fit into it.

    I am open to any advice for a newbie!

    Thanks!
    Kristina:D
     
  2. Rooster Ray

    Rooster Ray Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Glad to have you here.
     
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    [​IMG] from TN. "Storeys Guide To Raising Chickens" is a great book.
     
  5. 4boysmom

    4boysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome - I live on the SW side of Charlotte. Getting ready to hatch some little ones in the next couple of weeks. If I have extras, I'm wanting to sell some if you're interested. I am getting Faverolles & Welsummers.

    Another great place to get supplies (and chicks near Easter ) is Mt. Holly Farm Supply.
     
  6. Big Blue

    Big Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Howdy! We are from near Charlotte too!
     
  7. peckndirt

    peckndirt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Theres alot of people here from NC
     
  8. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    Welcome to the flock. There is lots of people here that are from NC.
    This group is great for a lot of advise. Just look around and read the post.
    Sharon
     
  9. vortec

    vortec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! I'm from the eastern end of the Old North State. I too do not have chickens yet but am hoping to get some the first week in March. I can't wait. This is a great site because I knew nothing before I started posting question after question and now I feel I at least know how to get started. Great site for asking questions and getting them answered correctly and quickly. You'll get addicted to BYC, I sure am.

    vortec
     
  10. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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