Soon to be Newbie from Ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mong7769, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. mong7769

    mong7769 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 4, 2012
    North Olmsted, Ohio
    Hi all,

    I've decided to start a journey into the world of chickens. I live in North East Ohio and in a suburban area. Going to start a flock of hens for eggs and to teach the children where food really comes from.

    I think I'm going to buy some chicks soon and start.

    Working on my chicken coup design now. I think I know what I want based on a coup I saw on here!

    If there is anyone in the near Cleveland area who has chicks for sale let me know. Would buy local before a hatchery if I can connect with someone in the next couple of days. Otherwise have to buy online before they sell out! I have limited choices of where to buy because I only want 6-10 hens. Mostly I want a mixed bag, lol. Would love some Easter Eggers or the other breed that lays blue/pink/green eggs (sorry can't remember exactly how to spell it!) But I would also like some of the breeds that lay brown eggs too.

    I look forward to meeting many of you on here and reading many of the excellent posts, etc. on here.

    Happy Chicken Raising,

  2. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

    Sep 28, 2011
    Byhalia, MS
    Good luck with you new flock when you get them, and glad you joined!!

  3. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    [​IMG] from Ohio
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi Melissa! [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us! Enjoy your new chickens!
  7. DCasper

    DCasper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2012
    Benton, KY
    Welcome from Western Kentucky
  8. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 14, 2010
    Hardy Township, OH

    Meyer Hatchery is in Polk Ohio, picking chicks up there could save the extra shipping cost of small batches, and save the chicks from living in a box for a day or two.
  9. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy from Austin, Texas.
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009

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