new member in texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gboston1970, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. gboston1970

    gboston1970 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 5, 2009
    lufkin, Texas
    hello all I'm a proud father of 5, and my 10 year old has taken to rasing chickens, and quail, he is very industrious and with a little help from his brothers im sure he will make it work well for him, he will be raising Barred rocks, Road island reds, coturnxi quail, and bobwhites, anyway glad to be here and will be reading alot, cause we have alot to learn.

    Thanks greg
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008

    Hello, Lufkin, TX, I'm in SC now but I still miss Austin! You will find lots of great info here, as well as many helpful and wonderful people! Looks like a good selection of birds.

    Good luck and remember this caveat- always build for 10 times the number of fowl you think you will have. Then double the space.
    You'll just have to trust me on that- [​IMG]
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  4. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
  5. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    Hey there, and good evening. We love to hear about the coop/setup of new members, and about your brirds. Pics?

    And welcome!
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Welcome and HOWDY from AZ.[​IMG]
  7. megsgodmom

    megsgodmom New Egg

    Jan 5, 2009
    very, very new to the "chicken world". I live in upstate NY and have decided to keep chickens. I have done lots of reading and visited 2 people who have coops to decide what I need. I have decided on only 5 or so chickens.
    I have decided to buy birds that are already laying as opposed to chicks. I havent decided on a breed or what type of coop yet - not sure with our weather and all - hoping to learn from this board.
    You "chicken" people seem to be a friendly lot !![​IMG]
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    gboston1970 and megsgodmom --

    [​IMG] So glad to have you here!

    Since you're just getting started, why not spend a little time browsing the BYC Learning Center to check out some of the most basic information about raising chickens? (And of course, feel free to jump into the conversation on the forum at any time! We're a very welcoming community and we love getting new members!)

    Happy posting!
  9. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
  10. little horse

    little horse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 10, 2008
    centerville texas
    welcome from centerville texas!

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