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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kris64, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. Kris64

    Kris64 Out Of The Brooder

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    My husband and I bought a house a couple of months ago and have been working on it every day since. As the inside gets in more livable shape, I'm turning my eye to the outdoors. There is a large garden (~30' x 40') that I plan on splitting in half: chickens on one half and garden on the other.

    I've wanted chickens for a long time, but wasn't allowed to have them in my last house. Over the past year Backyard Chicken has been a fun resource to learn bits-and-pieces.

    Now I have a question regarding my idea to split the garden with chickens and will post it once I figure out where best that question will go.
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us! Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]

    The Learning Center has lots of excellent information: https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Yes, definitely check out the Learning Center!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!!

    Good luck with all your chicken plans and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Do you have a breed preference?
     
  7. WalleyWaller

    WalleyWaller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from South Carolina! [​IMG] We are happy you joined us! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome , I am guessing you plan to separate the chickens from your garden area. Otherwise the chickens will devour the good stuff and you'll just get the scraps.

    Chickens are great in the garden area before planting, as they will really turn the soil over and make "deposits" as they go. They are also great at the end of the season to clean up the garden site. They do love ripe veggies/fruit.
     
  9. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Welcome from Georgia.
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     

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