Pennsylvania!! Unite!!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. missydcpc

    missydcpc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As a buyer, I understand both sides of the coin. On the discussion of biosecurity, I was specifically told by one seller that I was not allowed to wear shoes that I'd worn in my coop or chicken areas, I had no problem with this, and used it as an education point for the kids. On the personal/chicken security, I respect a person's choice to not meet at home. Having said that, I really enjoyed getting to see how others keep their birds, and getting the opportunity to talk to them about their birds.
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    LOL! All of my birds are locked in a barn. It's just the thought of "could someone who has been here before, decide to take the rest of my flock?" The birds are easily accessible, but my neighbors would probably run over in a heartbeat to check it out. The dogs are inside dogs. We have 3, one GSD, one Lab and one Shih Tzu.
     
  3. msladyhawke

    msladyhawke Poultry Connoisseur

    Woot woot! Another Chester Countian here! And, just got some great Langshan pullets from Rodriguez last week. [​IMG]
     
  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    LOL!

    Darn! If only I was making another trip down there! Glad you're liking them msladyhawke!

    Are they still acting friendly?
     
  5. msladyhawke

    msladyhawke Poultry Connoisseur

    I guess I am considered a suburb of Philly too out here in Chester County. Welcome! [​IMG]
    Michelle
     
  6. msladyhawke

    msladyhawke Poultry Connoisseur

    They are acting a little scared of me at the moment but I feed yummy treats so I am sure they'll come around. The japanese bantam hen in my avatar is being a "b" word to them, but hoping that will settle down soon.
    BTW how old are they at this point?
     
  7. msladyhawke

    msladyhawke Poultry Connoisseur

    I saw something listed somewhere for May 12th at the Green Dragon. Is there a special show going on?
     
  8. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    They were 11 weeks old. They will be the meeker of the birds in your pen. They don't really fight. They'd rather be at the bottom of the pecking order and "chill" than be at the top all the time.

    When they get used to ya, they'll start greeting you at the door!
     
  9. Blarneyeggs

    Blarneyeggs Overrun With Chickens

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    msLadyHawk, I'm in Chester County too! Where are you? I'm very far south, near Kennett Square and West Chester. I plan on going to the Green Dragon sale on May 12th, we had a lot of fun at the last one. DH seems to think some turkey poults would be a good idea, where I think a place to put them would be an even better idea.
     
  10. heatherscooby77

    heatherscooby77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mom wants to get some turkeys too. I am not sure about it. The ones I got last year beat the crap out of my chickens (free ranging) I ended up selling them. I liked them, but the chickens are my spoiled little kids, and I didn't want them getting hurt by the big bad turkeys.
     

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