Newbie in Southern Colorado

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FrogEggs, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. FrogEggs

    FrogEggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, folks! I have been browsing for a bit, doing my due diligence before strong arming hubby into building me a chicken coop. I am southwest of Colorado Springs. I home school my kids, get my milk from a local ranch, and would love to have a flock of chickens, for fresh eggs and entertainment. Not to mention helping my kids understand the difference between the crap at the super Walmart, and REAL FOOD.
     
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  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  3. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens truly are a joy to have!!!!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] The Learning Center will tell you what you need to know to get started. Have fun!
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, frogeggs, and [​IMG]! Great to have you us! I agree with your sentiments exactly - I started out getting chickens mainly for entertainment but the eggs and the meat are hands down so much tastier than grocery store. Best of luck to you!
     
  6. 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!!!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. pioneer farm

    pioneer farm New Egg

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    greetings, we live near Alamosa, my daughter raises chickens, sells eggs, & wants to expand to include silkie chickens.
    she has a flock of 60 chickens, 2 turkeys, 3 ducks and border collie to guard the flock. This year she wants to also incubate
    the eggs and sell baby chicks. We feed ours wheat, barley, oats, lay pellets and veggies. Let us know if we can be of any help.
     
  10. FrogEggs

    FrogEggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     

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