San Diegian starting a new urban homestead.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ProfGreyshade, May 17, 2011.

  1. ProfGreyshade

    ProfGreyshade Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    My name is Eric but I use my DJ handle of Professor Greyshade on the Web. I'm librarian by profession so I'm pretty good at finding information on chickens but there is a lot to be said for talking to people with hands on experience. So, I thought I'd join this forum. I have blog about refurbishing by run down home and property, turning it into a self sufficient homestead, and the thinking that lead me to do it. As of right now my latest post is about... you guessed it... chickens!

    greyshadeestate.blogspot.com
     
  2. chicken-whisperer

    chicken-whisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want chickens why not have Marans? I am in Vista and sell my eggs at $20 a dozen as fast as my girls lay them.
     
  3. dkvart1

    dkvart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So glad you decided to join us! It's a great group of knowledgable chicken folks here!
     
  4. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Maine
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    My Coop
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  6. ProfGreyshade

    ProfGreyshade Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Marans?
     
  7. Amarisus

    Amarisus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Marans are pretty cool birds. They lay chocolate colored eggs if im not mistaken. I dont have any myself but ive been thinking of getting some. Oh and welcome to the site
     
  8. ProfGreyshade

    ProfGreyshade Out Of The Brooder

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    I just looked them up. Right now I've got one Rhode Island Red, two Ameracunas, two White Leghorns, and a Buff Orpington. Basically, I figured I'd try out every breed my favorite nursery had and figure out what I liked over the next few years.
     
  9. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     

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