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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jenB, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. jenB

    jenB New Egg

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    I'm the soon-to-be caretaker of a small suburban flock! The top reasons for getting chickens are:

    1) tick control - had Lyme disease last year, Damminix tubes didn't work this spring, and I refuse to cover my gardens with pesticide that will run into the lake across the street! 2) Easy kitchen scraps to compost conversion
    3) backyard eggs!

    It might be an odd order but composting help and eggs wouldn't have sold me on their own. Am looking forward to seeing the wyandotte ladies of the tick patrol out on their rounds!
     
  2. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from West Tennessee

    I decided to get chickens for pest control and eggs as well... Then I fell in [​IMG]
     
  3. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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

    buffy_the_egg_layer Out Of The Brooder

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    i'm also a newbie! my four chicks arrived one week ago today and have made a home out of our downstairs bathtub :)

    and our coonhound has taken a keen interest in them... he greets them every morning with a roo and an inquisitive peek into their brooder. hopefully he stops drooling and licking his chops...
     
  6. Luckytaz

    Luckytaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, from Minnesota.
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    [​IMG] from SC!
     
  9. TheBrumstead

    TheBrumstead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! I'm also a Jenn B [​IMG]
     
  10. Jen333

    Jen333 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! Wow, small world...I too am a Jen B [​IMG]
     

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