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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by toredano, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. toredano

    toredano Songster

    Apr 26, 2009
    Grainger County,TN
    I just registered here today looking for some advice on chicken keeping.
    I am married , have a know-it-all teenager and a super husband.
    We also have 4 cats and a dog that has my husband wrapped around her little paw. ( that dog gets called more mushy names than I ever did.)
    We all live in Tennessee ..but thats another story

    So.. we are thinking about a few chicks and maybe a rooster.(rooster is a big maybe tho.. yet)
    We have to build the house and run yet tho.. and I want to get more info about chickens before I get some and then kill them by accident with food or something else
    So.. here I am .. 43 year old female with family and no clue on chickens....
    He likes the banthams ( bantys??) since he had some when he grew up.I am non partial to any of them.I think all chickens are just neat and they make me giggle when they fuss and carry on,. Plus I think chickens are way smarter than people think. And maybe some fresh eggs once a week would be cool too.
    Anyway.. I am glad to have found this .. the info on here is vast and plenty..


  2. [​IMG] from Missouri

    You will get lots of info on here, and can spend hrs just looking... I know I have [​IMG] [​IMG] Enjoy your searching/learning!!
  3. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
  4. [​IMG]

    We have two things in common: a know-it-all teenager [​IMG] and a new interest in chickens.

    Maybe the latter will make the former a little easier to take [​IMG]
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  6. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Songster

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and [​IMG] from NC
  7. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Songster

    Sep 21, 2008
    [​IMG] from MN!

  8. moonflowers

    moonflowers Songster

    Apr 3, 2009
    Louisville, KY
    Welcome! I am pretty new at this as well and though I don't HAVE a teenager, I do TEACH them every day. I would say that based on my limited 4 weeks of chicken experience, 7 chickens are much easier to reason with and care for [​IMG] Good luck!
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  10. nwgirl

    nwgirl Songster

    Mar 27, 2009
    Everett, Washington
    A BiG howdy-do from the Evergreen state.

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