New to the Nest

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chicken Salad, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. Chicken Salad

    Chicken Salad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi - I'm Jenna. I live in Western Maryland. I'm still just dreamin' o' peeps - but I was given a timber playhouse last weekend that I can modify into a lovely bird abode so I'm stoked!

    I have never kept chickens. Last spring I got into a broiler project with the 4-H secretary (I work in an Extension office)...but when the dreaded "processing day" came I vowed never to do that again. So instead - I've been plotting and scheming to have a laying flock. I'm also getting into beekeeping this next spring, as well. Birds and Bees?

    My coop will hold 4 birds and so now I'm doing my research to figure out what breed(s) to get. I've got their names decided on (Maggie, Millie, Molly and May).

    This is a great forum and I look forward to learning from others and also contributing as I can.
     
  2. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

    Aug 21, 2008
    Missouri
    [​IMG] I am sure you will find this is the place for the info!
     
  3. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    Welcome! [​IMG]
     
  4. WELCOME Glad to have you [​IMG] marrie
     
  5. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I love your username and future chicken names!!
     
  6. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the chicken world!

    Will you get the bird flu?
     
  7. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    I am in Thurmont MD. I currently have numerous breeds. I am building an Incubator and I hope to hatch some babies from SpeckledHen (Blue/Black/Splash Orpingtons, Barred Rocks). I am also going to be hatching really nice Deleware's as my test hatch. A lady I recently met has a beautiful flock of Delawares and is going to give me some eggs. I also hope to hatch some Maran eggs from PeaChick. I also have a Blue Ameracauna pair that I hope to hatch from also.

    I will sell you a hen from any of those hatches. Let me know if you are interested. I understand that you most likely want variety in your four hens.
     
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2008
  8. kbarrett

    kbarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Maryland
    Welcome chicken Salad. I like that name ! I'm over in Eastern MD.
    This forum is great!
     
  10. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    welcome! You've come to the right place to gather lots of good information on everything chicken. You might say this place is a regular chicken salad...so your name is a metaphor here.
     

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