Self-sufficiency with chickens in Oxford, MI

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RonEstrada, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. RonEstrada

    RonEstrada Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all. I'm not a farmer by any stretch. I have 1.6 acres in Oxford, Michigan. In my ongoing effort to become more self-sufficient, chickens are a must have. And besides, it sounds fun. No chickens yet, and I may have to get an ordinance changed, but will hang out and learn all I can.
     
  2. PrnzsButtrcluck

    PrnzsButtrcluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I just got started this summer, and it's loads of fun! An acre and 1/2 is a lot of land, and you'll love chickens!!!
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Good luck with your plans! [​IMG]
     
  4. mickey328

    mickey328 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Ron, welcome! Glad to have you with us! 1.6 acres?? Wow, I'd love that much...though I don't think I'd want to trade winters with you, LOL. And you're right...chickens are waaaaay fun! We're only allowed 6 hens here in our little spot, but they give us more than enough eggs for our needs; we end up giving away or donating most of them. Even so, if we had the room and were allowed to, we'd have a lot more than we do [​IMG]
     
  5. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC[​IMG]
     
  6. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got chickens as part of an effort to start slowly getting into urban homesteading. I ended up liking them WAY more than I thought. Good luck. I hope you are able to have a flock someday.
     
  7. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Hey Ron, come on over and join the MICHIGAN thread.


    Welcome to BYC!
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    Glad to have you with us.
     
  8. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Macro

    Macro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from California! Chickens are addicting!

    You should post in the self-sufficiency section of the forums! Always good to trade tips. ;)
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] BYC has a sister site, SufficientSelf.com. There is a link down in the self sufficiency section. Go have a look!
     

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