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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by WesBP, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. WesBP

    WesBP New Egg

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    Hello, My wife and I joined because we want to learn about keeping chickens. We have started leading healthy lives and want clean. We know that chicken farms are extremely unsanitary and want to have a small starter flock of our own. If the bird is healthy and happy, the eggs will be healthy! We live in Southwest Texas (on the border west of San Antonio) and it gets HOT, and I think that might be an issue. Any advice would be appreciated. We are looking forward to learning and having a small (3-4) flock of our own.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    go to "Where am I, where are you," in the social forum - you can locate and post on your state thread. People in your area can give you the best information on handling the climate, what breeds do best under those conditions, etc.

    Check out the Learning Center, it is the best place to start. and [​IMG]
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. LuvinBlueBirds

    LuvinBlueBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the Flock! I can't help you with the HOT area of the country and chicken keeping as its always so FREAKING cold here. Hey, if you want to know about -20F I have some ideas for that. hehehe

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck with all your poultry adventures and enjoy BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - the Texas state thread will be a great place to start your journey.
     
  7. WesBP

    WesBP New Egg

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    Thanks everyone. Ill look at the texas threads.
     
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