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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by darlin930, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. darlin930

    darlin930 In the Brooder

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    Hello all:

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    My husband and I are completely new to chickens. Any help/advice that can be given would be welcomed dearly!

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    Currently 0; hoping to change that in the near future.

    (3) What breeds do you have?


    What is a hardy breed of chickens for the Tennessee climate?

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?


    Lots of google searches.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?


    Crocheting. Looking to expand.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.


    My husband and I recently bought a 5 acre plot in the country. The house is not old but had been sitting empty for almost 2 years. The land was overgrown terribly. We have been in the process of mending the fence (a little over 3 acres had already been fenced off) and adding electric fencing as well. We are looking to start a small farm. We are learning as we go. A little apprehensive since we are not young, but never too old to learn.

    We own 4 dogs (pit bulls ages 3, 7, 8 and 10, that do not know that they are dogs).
     

  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Songster

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    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Check out the links ChirpyChicks1 posted above, those will help you a lot. Enjoy the site!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, darlin930, and [​IMG]! Happy to have you with us! Good luck to you and your future chickens!! [​IMG]
     

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     

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