Newbies in Chesapeake, VA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BlckAngl00, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. BlckAngl00

    BlckAngl00 New Egg

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    Hi all,

    Just joined BYC and thought I'd say Hi! [​IMG]

    My husband and I purchased our 4 acre farm last summer and are starting to get everything sorted out. We are bringing home a Karakachan Livestock Guardian puppy next month to (hopefully) keep the raccoons out of my barn, keep the coyotes and opossums out of the horse pastures and protect me (and our soon-to-be-chickens) from predators and the Boogey Man while in the barn at night. [​IMG] He'll be joining our 3 other dogs, 2 cats, Cocketiel and 3 horses...and our new chickey's. Speaking of chickens......We are looking at Buff Orpingtons and Moyers as free range, non-broody, high production egg layers. Anything we should know about either that anyone can share would be much appreciated. Or any other suggestions on breeds to look at....Especially since we're ordering them next week sometime!

    Thanks!

    Katie J
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio...glad you joined
     
  6. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC, Katie!
     
  8. LilMissChz

    LilMissChz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great, a new farm is always such an adventure! Welcome to BYC from your neighbor in Maryland.
     
  9. Kay56

    Kay56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and good luck from Fincastle, Virginia (near Roanoke) This is such an awesome informative site. [​IMG]
     
  10. k3llyVA

    k3llyVA Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello from Arlington VA, where we are trying to get zoning ordinances changed so that we can have backyard chickens too! Be sure to check out the "Virginia" thread in the "Where am I? Where are you!" forum to meet more Virginia folks.
     

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