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New to chickens on Long Island

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mikeysmaw, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. mikeysmaw

    mikeysmaw New Egg

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    Hi Everyone! My husband and I live on Long Island and we considering getting 2-4 chickens. Our daughter has a severe soy allergy so she is not able to have eggs or poultry because the soy based diet chickens are usually on gets into the meat and eggs and makes her violently sick. The same goes for corn because corn crops are regularly rotated with soybean crops it gets into the corn and makes her sick. So we are looking at getting chickens that we can feed a soy-free, corn-free diet, thus making her life much easier. Can anyone give us some pointers on getting started with our coop and run and where we can purchase supplies, etc, locally? Thanks!
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. mikeysmaw

    mikeysmaw New Egg

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    Thank you!!!!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, mikeysmaw, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Happy you are entering the world of chickens! liz9910 gave you some great resources! Good luck and best wishes!
     
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  5. mikeysmaw

    mikeysmaw New Egg

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    Thank you, Kansas!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
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  10. weimarmama

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