New Young Backyard Farmers in NE Oklahoma!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Damiana, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. Damiana

    Damiana Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello BYC! I found this site probably when I was about 15 years old, when I first became obsessed with Silkies. Its been a long time since then, and I've had Silkies at one point and my fair share of regular Oklahoma game chickens, but we've been sadly chicken free for a while. My husband and I recently moved back in with my father in the country after my mom passed away, and we're getting ready to customize our little space in the country with some projects we've always dreamed about, which includes a fair sized garden and, of course, CHICKENS :) I'm very excited.

    My husband and I are a young family, our little girl is three years old and she's been raised around animals. We have inside the house a bird, a cat, and a Pomeranian, and outside we have another cat and our big goofy White German Shepherd. We're wanting to start out with a fair little flock, but we usually don't have animals that we don't end up spoiling rotten, so I've been looking up breeds that are known for being friendly and tame. I like attractive chickens as well, and we're big egg eaters, so I've picked a couple that are supposed to be good egg-layers. I wanted to run my chicken wish-list by the community, to see if it sounds like a flock that would end up getting along :)

    Wyandottes
    Barred Rocks
    Orpingtons
    Brahmas

    and Bantam Cochins and Silkies, just because they're adorable! I've found a breeder in my area, so I don't think I will have to order from a hatchery for any of my chickens. Does anyone have any advice? Glad to be a part of a community I've been following for so long!
     
  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    [​IMG]From Kansas! Glad you're here! [​IMG]
     
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  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!
     
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  4. Gargoyle

    Gargoyle Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds like you've got a good plan, good luck with it all.

    And, welcome to BYC!
     
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  5. 71stbrew

    71stbrew Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi neighbor
     
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  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Damiana, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Best of luck to you and your birds!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Damiana

    Damiana Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello fellow Oklahomans and Kansas neighbors! [​IMG]
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and our poultry community.
     
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  9. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...so glad you joined BYC and are getting chickens again. So exciting ! Love all the breeds you have chosen. I have cochins and silkies and dearly love them. Best of luck with your plans
     
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  10. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    You've got some of my favorite breeds in your list (my favorites list is a bit too long[​IMG]) I'm sure you'll enjoy your flock.

    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
     
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