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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by desigram, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. desigram

    desigram New Egg

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    Hi All,
    My name is Gigi. I have 2 grown sons and granddaughter named Desiree who is 11. My husband and I are raising her. We have 1 dog, 1 blue and gold Macaw, and a hamster and a 35 gallon fish tank. My family and I are very interested in getting started in raising chickens. I am so glad I found your site because we did not know in our area that we could. We can't tell you how excited we are. We are members of the 4h CLUB and raise pigs so this would be the next step. When we went to the farm show in Harrisburg and we saw all kinds of chickens. Some I have never seen in my life. It was fascinating to see so many different types. The next more one beautiful then the next. I am not sure what kind to start out with. We would like ones that lay eggs of course. I am sure I will learn alot from this site.
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG] Happy 4th of July. [​IMG]
     
  3. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hi [​IMG]
     
  4. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

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    Personally I think the Buff Orpingtons are the best chickens EVER, but there are plenty of people here who disagree. Check out the Learning Center, there's a page with a list of different breeds with their temperaments, strengths, weaknesses, etc. It should help you choose one to suit your needs.

    Enjoy the site!
     
  5. Leia's Chickens

    Leia's Chickens A Sunkissed Delight

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    [​IMG] from Oklahoma! [​IMG]
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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