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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chicken soup, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. Chicken soup

    Chicken soup Hatching

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    This is the neatest site and very informative , I have a neighbor who has chickens and the eggs are wonderful , soo long store bought !!!
     
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    :welcome Those fresh eggs are wonderful. Have you decided on a breed or breeds yet?
     
  3. Chicken soup

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    Looking at Buff Orphingtons or Australorpes. Maybe a few of both, but we're only allowed 5 chickens (city ordinance). We've heard they have a good temperament, and they tend to be too large to fly much. We want to turn our old shed from lawnmowers to chickens. Any thoughts on this?
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Both those breeds are great. If I were you I'd get some of each. You can post some pics of your shed in the Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance for conversion tips and advice. We have some really creative members here. Enjoy the site and good luck with your chicken keeping adventures!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  6. AK Baha

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    Hello and welcome.[​IMG] I am only supposed to have 5 hens too but have 6 and will be getting 15 to raise for meat in spring time.
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    Plan now, and start in the spring - logical! Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. Chicken soup

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    I Am planning to re locate my shed and transform it into a coop but as much research as I do and as slow as I go it may take until the spring ! I always have so many pet projects to do and so precious little time !
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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