Newbie from Illinois

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jeannie, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. Jeannie

    Jeannie New Egg

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    Hi to all -
    We don't have chickens yet, but have wanted them for several years. I am trying to learn as much as I can to build a coop, know the best breed for my area, and learn about how to best give them what they need. I want to incorporate a coop into my pole barn, and am having fun looking at all the different designs.

    I live on a 2.25 acre parcel in northern Illinois with dh and my youngest daughter, 2 siamese cats, and two tennessee walking horses. I am a barefoot hoof trimmer - a lifelong dream of mine to help horses - and work part time in a law firm.

    I am having fun looking over the site and learning a lot. Also, keeping myself awake with design possibilities!!

    Jeannie
     
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    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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