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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cnelove, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. Cnelove

    Cnelove New Egg

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    Hi there, I'm new to chickens. We are building our coop' reading lots and getting ready to buy our first chickens. I found this site in one of my many searches on Google for chickens. My family lives in lake elsinore ca. I joined this in hopes to meet others in elsinore and find out all I can about chickens before we begin. Also where to buy my chickens from when I'm ready. We want to get the Orpington chickens and stick with one breed, as our coop and run as of now is small. I am a stay at home mom and college student right now, and a homeschool mom to three high schoolers, been married to my wonderful husband for 19 years, and we are ready to Join the chicken community, plan on having the chickens for eggs. No roosters. My other hobbies are camping, reading, crafts, being with friends and family. I look forward to getting to know others and hopefully meet some from my community. Take care :)
     
  2. Watermelon123

    Watermelon123 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Welcome to our flock!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Oregon & welcome to BYC - glad you joined us [​IMG]
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. My wife and I home-schooled our children, and now our daughter is following in our footsteps with our granddaughter (pictured in my avatar). It sounds like you have things well planned out. Orpingtons are a wonderful breed. I've raised them for years (along with dozens of other breeds), and they are hardy, friendly and gentle (my children and granddaughter made lap pets of them), and excellent layers of large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your Orpingtons.
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us. Good luck in locating your buffs.
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Best of luck in finding your Orpingtons - I absolutely adore ours! They are truly a great breed - the three we have in our current mixed flock are the friendliest birds we have.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome![​IMG] I'm glad you joined the BYC flock.

    You'll enjoy the Orpington breed. Though I've never kept them myself, they are supposed to be quite docile and very good layers.[​IMG]
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I'm homeschooled too!

    Orpingtons are my favorite breed! Super affectionate and docile!
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