oh boy I can't wait...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by scattered, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. scattered

    scattered Hatching

    Jun 22, 2010
    but I have to I think. I live in Ontario, July is almost here and I don't plan to over winter chickens so...
    Next year, what do I do? So much to do before I get chickens, snow is deep in the winter so I want to start this fall. I have a small yard, in town...small being 60'x60' with a house on it. We have a closed in yard with maybe 20'x40' space to run. I really don't want many birds but enough to give us a dozen or two eggs per week. Ideally, if there is such a thing as a quiet chicken/hen/rooster that would be best as my neighbor is the right hand to our conservative part leader. I will keep after the poop to keep orders at their lowest, composting it and using it in our gardens. Any little help wold be great, I have yet to read what you smarty pants have written already in the forums but am heading there now.
    I want it fresh, organic, and local and that just isn't easy or cheap around here
  2. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    [​IMG] from ct.!
  3. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Songster

    Wow, that's a lot of variables but I'm glad you're taking the time to work it out! You've found the ultimate chicken website -- welcome and good luck!
  4. This is a perfect place for you to learn about raising your flock. Preparation saves time, money and heartache. I live in a very mild climate so can't help you with the weatherproofing of your henhouse. I can advise you for less than a dozen eggs a week, get just a few hens. Three is perfect! They'll be tame and good pets as well and layers. Best of luck and [​IMG]
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress 9 Years

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]

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