Newbie from Oregon

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Noncentzter, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. Noncentzter

    Noncentzter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone! I'm not new to raising animals for family consumption (rabbits), but I have never raised chickens. I've already placed my order at the local feed store for my first chicks and they should be in this coming March. I've got ten chicks ordered: 2 NHR, 2 DE, 2 BR, 2 BO and 2 EE's. I'm currently in the process of clearing the blackberry vines from the property and then I have to build the coop yet too!

    I have no idea how I found BYC. I just know that when I found it and joined the forums, I was addicted! Incubators; I don't have one, but I want one! BUT, I know I have to wait and everything takes time...LOL

    I am married to a wonderful woman that has lately become concerned about my sanity because of the chickens. She's areeable with the whole idea, but doesn't want a mean rooster...she remembers one from her childhool! We've been married since July 1981. We have two daughters, Kaley and Kenzie. Kaley got us involved with raising Shih-poo dogs and we now have four of them and we've said, No More! We have two outside cats that take care of the mice and rats. There's also a stray that has adopted us.

    I think I'm going to enjoy chickens and being a part of the BYC family!

    john
     
  2. Hello and [​IMG] from Missouri , glad you joined us.

    Fay
     
  3. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    [​IMG] from UT! Glad you joined us!
     
  4. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] From California.

    Be careful with the incubator. Once you start that...its all down hill. The addiction will drive you MAD!!!!!!

    Hope you have fun on here!!! Don't take anyone too seriously and enjoy your chickens!!!
     
  5. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Colorado
    WELCOME from Colorado! Do have fun! Love Tigger too! Chickens are a blast.
     
  6. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    [​IMG] from Oklahoma! It's okay...Chicken Insanity is incurable but BYC is a wonderful support/enabling community. Glad you're here!
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hey John! [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us! Its a good thing your wife is on your side about your chickens. [​IMG] Thats most helpful! Enjoy, you'll love it here!
     
  8. heritagebirds

    heritagebirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Eastern Shore MD
    [​IMG] from Maryland
     
  9. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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