New on the block

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lovemy3sons, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. lovemy3sons

    lovemy3sons New Egg

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    [​IMG] Hi, my name is Jane, I'm a mother of three busy boys and I live on one acre in the country. I live in Ohio and I am wanting to get a couple chickens in the spring. I have never raised chickens and I'm not too sure about what I am doing yet. This seems like a friendly place to start asking questions and getting ready for the spring when I will be starting this new adventure. My main question to anyone out there, is which breed of chicken would be the best to start with (and best for the Ohio climate)? I will have plenty of room and I think will start with maybe 3 to 4 chickens. If anyone has any suggestions for me I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks so much!
     
  2. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
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    First, hi and welcome!
    If you go to www.mypetchicken.com you will find they have a breed selector. You can answer some questions about what you might be looking for and the tool will suggest which breeds might be appropriate for your situation. Of course there are also many people on here from Ohio who will be able to make suggestions as well. [​IMG]
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Welcome!
     
  4. lovemy3sons

    lovemy3sons New Egg

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    Thank you!
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington

    Glad you joined

    Have fun deciding which chickens to get

    Imp
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2010
  6. SunshineSteedFarm

    SunshineSteedFarm Seramatching Equestrian

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  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi Jane! [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us! I, personally love the Barrred Rocks! They are so sweet. I'm certain you'll find some breeds that really appeal to you, not to worry! Enjoy!! Love your user name, very cute!
     
  8. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in North Central Florida
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  9. Hello Jane and [​IMG] from Missouri
     
  10. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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