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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by parkersmom120106, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. parkersmom120106

    parkersmom120106 In the Brooder

    Dec 9, 2008
    Middleburg, FL
    Hi all! My name is Amanda, and I'm new here! I've been reading for a week or so, and decided I should introduce myself. I live in Clay County, FL. We bought a house with an acre of land, and are supposed to be closing this week or early next week. Anyway...we decided to get some chickens. I found this site while searching for info. We need to figure out what breed or breeds we'd like to have. I'd like to get them right away or at least start eggs in the incubator as soon as we're moved in, but it looks like a coop is going to be more expensive than I thought, so we may have to wait a while. Anyway...just wanted to say Hi! My 2 year old son is going to be so excited. He loves chickens.
  2. hoosier

    hoosier Songster


    Hi Amanda!
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop

    Coop first.

    Then either get a bator and some fertile eggs or order from one of the many hatcheries.

    Remember, variety is the spice of life.
  4. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Songster

    Dec 7, 2008
    Durant, OK
  5. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
  6. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008

    You will find all you need to know here.

  7. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

    Wow, how exciting... a new house and new chickens!

  8. parkersmom120106

    parkersmom120106 In the Brooder

    Dec 9, 2008
    Middleburg, FL
    Wow! There are a lot of chicken breeds! I need something that will be a good layer, and can stand the heat of Florida. That's about it. I'd like a few of something that is just cute, like the silkies, and Mom wants a good egg producer. She keeps saying she wants leghorns. I like the buff orpingtons too.
  9. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
  10. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY

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