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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Penny Lane, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Penny Lane

    Penny Lane Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi...my name is Lynn and my husband and I are recently retired and getting ready to move onto the land we bought 8 years ago. This is our 'early retirement' plan :) My husband is looking forward to raising cattle again, and I am looking forward to having chickens. I have probably forgotten more than most people will ever know, so it is almost like starting for the first time. The kids ordered all kinds of breeds from MurrayMcMurray to show for 4-H, so I do remember some I liked and a few I didn't. I am planning to buy around 30 chicks, and I'm debating between MurrayMcMurray or buying them locally...probably at Valley Feed in Bonner Springs, KS from the Heartland Hatchery people. Have to decide...BUT either way I AM EXCITED!!!!!
     
  2. Angiebubs

    Angiebubs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Penny Welcome back to the fun of chickens! Do you remember which were your favorites? What do you plan on ordering?
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from a fellow Kansan, Penny Lane, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! I've used Murray McMurray in the past - like them a lot. Good luck to you and have fun!
     
  5. Penny Lane

    Penny Lane Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes! I especially liked my daughter's light brahmas and my son's buff orpingtons. The ones I didn't really care for were the Rhode Island Reds. Another breed I would like to try but have never had is the Black Australorpe. :)
     
  6. Penny Lane

    Penny Lane Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I really want to try the 'Chick Days' if they have the breeds I want...we'll see!
     
  7. Penny Lane

    Penny Lane Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You!!!
     
  8. Penny Lane

    Penny Lane Out Of The Brooder

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    yes, I especially liked the Buff Orpingtons and Light Brahmas... I've never had them but would like to try Back Australorps.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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