Newbie from KC Missouri coming out of lurkdom.....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KaFox, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. KaFox

    KaFox Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all you wonderful poultry people....I have been spending so much time on this wonderful site the last couple months and am finally taking the plunge tomorrow and getting 6 started pullets 2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Barred Rocks, & 2 Rhode Island Reds from a friend of my hubbys. We have finally finished the coop and run and brooder and I'm working on a seperate pen/coop for future needs. I will create an album with pics of the "Coop de Ville" at some point.
    I have succumbed to the addiction wholeheartedly! Dragging my dear hubby with me!
    I am new to chickens so I'm sure I will have tons of questions which hopefully I post in the right sub forums. I am particularly interested in Large Fowl Heritage Breeds and have a particular fondness for Orpingtons and Brahmas so will try to focus on those 2 breeds..... BUT there are so many other wonderful breeds, I can see how it would be hard to limit oneself to just a few....we shall see.
    I love the concept of raising animals as naturally as possible and have learned a lot from that thread....I have started colonies in our spare bedroom of meal worms and super worms ....and have a bucket of fermenting food started in there as well...my hubby thinks I even more nuts then usual!
    Well lets see....other hobbies I enjoy are gardening and jewelry making. I love country life and living off the land and as simply as possible. We have 2 horses, and a dog and tomorrow 6 pullets....OH I forgot to mention the chicken math has already started!
    I am expecting 12 Lavender Orpington chicks from a local breeder in 21 ish days and am going to go look at some adult Light Brahmas this weekend....so will be posting a bunch more soon.
    Thanks everyone in advance,

    Kelly
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I like that you said you will have a separate coop and pen for future needs - BOY, you really belong here!![​IMG]
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, KaFox, and [​IMG]! Pleased to have you with us! Best wishes to you!
     
  7. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    Welcome from KY! [​IMG] You have a good start on the chicken math. The way you are going, may I suggest you start construction on 5 more coops tomorrow!?! [​IMG]
     
  8. KaFox

    KaFox Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome! I can't wait to get my first chickens today. DH has restricted next coop expenses, so the next pen will be entirely re-purposed stuff from a dilapidated barn we have on property....VERY rustic.
     
  9. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome and I'm glad you have joined us!
     
  10. mrballance

    mrballance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome aboard KaFox Let us know if you need advise.
     

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