New MI thread

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by frankenchick, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. frankenchick

    frankenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing wrong with the old one, I just thought that 62 pages was a lot for a new person to work through! [​IMG]

    Please look up our thread in the "Chickenstock" category; it's Aug. 2, 1-4 pm. We're meeting in Potterville (I69, exit 66) at the park (there's only one) on Main Street.

    Hope to see ya there!
     
  2. chicka_chicka_boom_boom

    chicka_chicka_boom_boom Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Vickie!
    It will be nice to know someone so closeby. Since you know where I live, maybe you can come and check out my barn sometime and give me some pointers. I am also a lover of big red barns... a main reason I worked to talk DH into buying this house. Turns out, I didn't have to do a lot of talking... he loves the property. The barn is old and dark and kind of scary, but I look forward to learning and working hard to bring it back to life.

    Thank you, Gayle for your words of wisdom.
    The more I think about it, the more I realize that it will probably be better to ease into the whole chicken experience. Maybe I will try to find some started pullets that we can enjoy in the fall, unless I get lucky and find a source for chicks. I'm just so excited and can't wait to get started... I keep forgetting that I might have my hands full with moving and oh yeah, taking care of my human babies too. Someday, I want to have a wonderful and happy flock of all different kinds of chickens running around in our yard.

    Thanks for the website, Cathy.
    I checked it out, but couldn't figure out where they have chicks for sale. Maybe it's too late in the season. I will have to take the time and give them a call.

    I'm hoping to talk DH into going to the chickenstock on August 2nd in Potterville. We'll see what he says!
     
  3. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    With each new member this site keeps getting better and better
     
  4. Chicky Joy

    Chicky Joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, there are a lot of people on here from Michigan. I grew up in Bear Lake (Northern MI). I now live on Beaver Island (a bit further north).

    Opa, my parents are both from Howell. We still have family down there.
     
  5. BayCityBabe

    BayCityBabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicka-Chicka,
    Welcome to mid-MI! You might enjoy checking out the fairs that are scheduled over the next couple of weeks. There are auctions associated with the 4-H poultry shows. I know that the Saginaw Co. Fair is in Chesaning next week and the Bay Co. Fair is the next week (Aug. 3-9).
    If you really decide you "have to have" chickens, please PM me. I am in Bay City and can probably hook you up with a couple of started pullets.
     
  6. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes welcome to our addiction!! [​IMG]
    Vicki in Midland
     
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Hey, mid-Michigan gals! I'm originally from Hemlock. [​IMG] I, um, got bored with mid-Michigan, though (too much crime and not enough to do), so I moved to Grand Rapids.
     
  8. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Chicky Joy I've lived in Howell for 30 years. I might know your relatives.
     

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