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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hoosiercluck, Oct 30, 2016.

  1. Hoosiercluck

    Hoosiercluck Chirping

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    I married a farmer and have always wanted chickens for my own eggs. We inherited his grandparents' farmhouse with a coop already on property, so when my children were leaving the nest, I went broody. Currently I have 5 chickens of various breeds and loving it. My white leghorn girl, Shelley, is my favorite, but they all warm my heart.
    Hope my first winter goes well. Learning a lot from this site. Thanks BYC
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, Hoosiercluck, and :welcome! Great to have you with us! As long as you have a ventilated but draft-free coop your birds will be fine. Chickens handle cold better than high heat and humidity. Here's a link to an article from the Learning Center that discusses keeping poultry in the winter https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/winter-chicken-keeping
    Also, stop by the IN thread in this link if you'd like to chat with fellow local chicken peeps: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. CuzChickens

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  7. Hoosiercluck

    Hoosiercluck Chirping

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    Thanks redsoxs. I did view that link previously, but do appreciate the prompt.
     

  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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