New To Here - New To Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nxb161, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. nxb161

    nxb161 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All, Just to give a background, from N.E. Pennsylvania. I live out in the country, but never had any farm type animals before. I have dogs, there are a lot of outside 'stray' cats. I have freshwater fish, saltwater fish, and lovebirds. I am planning on getting 3 hens in the spring. Yes, I truly am looking for just 3 of them. I am hoping to have some fresh eggs, and they'll be pets. I just ordered a pre-fab coop that I plan on customizing for now. It has a run attached to it since I don't trust the local wild-life to let them go free range. Now if I could let them do their thing and be free range, then I could see myself going nuts with chickens everywhere, I have 14 acres so room to roam. I am trying to figure out water / feed dispensers / bowls. I am super green as far as chickens so that is why I am here. I found this and one other forum that I've been looking at. Any advise is help!
     
  2. taylynnp

    taylynnp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello!

    We are excited to begin raising chickens on our little farm in middle Tennessee. I've been doing a lot of research regarding coop plans and chicken care. Glad to have this community!
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    You've come to the right place for information. Study the forums and ask questions. Welcome to BYC from the other side of the river.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Congrats and enjoy. You are in good company. :thumbsup
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
     
  7. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Warm welcome to BYC from your neighbor in Ohio!
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  9. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG]And [​IMG] Glad you joined the forum!!
     
  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, nxb161, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Best of luck to you and your birds! But remember...just 3 can quickly turn into more and more as you add more and more!!
     

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