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Newbie in Western PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cityfarmgirl4, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. cityfarmgirl4

    cityfarmgirl4 Hatching

    Jul 15, 2010
    Pittsburgh PA
    Our crazy family has decided to start raising chickens for the eggs. [​IMG] I'm only in the research and planning stage right now as I want to know as much ahead of time as possible, but hubby and our 4 kids are on the wagon so to speak and are looking at next spring to start. Someone on the street behind our house already has chickens (we can hear the rooster and the hens walk the alley sometimes) so I know I can even within city limits. We already turned 1/2 of our backyard into a garden so we can have fresh veggies and this seemed the next logical step to me;)

    I really liked what I've seen so far while lurking and hope to learn alot in the months ahead.
  2. cindy99

    cindy99 Songster

    Jul 7, 2010
    Tioga County PA
    Hi! I am new here too so no great advice from me other than - don't just go pick your chicks out of a box at the store!!!! You will probably end up with more roosters than you wanted!

    Good luck [​IMG] I have learned so much here that I have started taking notes... LOL

  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive 10 Years

    [​IMG] from a fellow western PAer!
  4. cterbizan

    cterbizan Songster

    Jun 14, 2010
    [​IMG] from GA. If you have any questions don't be afraid to ask!!!!
  5. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Songster

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    [​IMG] and [​IMG], I am sure once you get your chicks next spring you will wonder how you got along without them this long. I love my chicks and chickens and ducks. This forum has a lot of good advice. Best wishes on getting them chicks.

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