Newbie here in Rolla MO.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by markleathers, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. markleathers

    markleathers New Egg

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    I am new the Chicken world, but looking forward to the experience. My grandkids are so excited to this also, and I know it will be great for them. I have designed a Dome Chicken house and starting the build tomorrow. I should have it complete by early spring, or at the least by hatching season for Cackle Hatchery here in MO.

    I tend to go overboard in my projects, and as my project go on you will see. I will keep the process posted on my blog at

    healthytastesgreat.blogspot.com

    I have a couple of friends who are experienced poultry farmers and I have already been learning from their experience, and picking their brains. My plan is to pick up a couple birds each from them to start my flock with maybe 4 birds. Then come Jan-Feb pick up a dozen chicks at Cackle Hatchery.

    Well, my wife is not too excited about this undertaking, but I have a plan to take her out this week to my co-workers Kathline's to see her setup and take "inspiration from her." She said when her husband started, she was not into this idea at all, but has come to love her birds. And, I hope this spreads to my wife. I think ones she see the birds in action and gets to harvest some fresh eggs, she will come to the feathered side.

    I also have an older brother whom is experienced and lives few miles away and excited to jump in. So, here we go.

    Mark and Tracy Leathers
    Rolla, MO.
     
  2. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC. Good luck with the coop!
     
  3. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    She will come around once the chickens turn on there charm, she won't be able to resist. Resistance is futile.
    Welcome and enjoy BYC
    Steve. :frow
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  5. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are go glad to have you as a part of our family. Keep us updated on your progress.
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC! Good luck on your build.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! :)
     

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