Yet another Texas newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickweed, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. chickweed

    chickweed New Egg

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    Hi everyone!

    I stumbled onto this site a few weeks ago; it is a treasure trove of information and contacts! I wish I had all this information when we first raised chickens, about 20 years ago.

    Then we moved to Dallas, and repressed our country ways. Now, however, we are purchasing some acreage in east Texas, and sometime in the next few years we will hopefully retire and have chickens again, along with larger gardens, rabbits, goldfish, maybe a goat...

    I'm looking for friendly chickens, maybe Delawares, that can take the heat here. But part of me wants a variety of chickens-- like Dorking, Dominique, Orpington, Sussex, Wyandotte... I wonder if I could convince my husband to let me have a silkie banty or two before we leave the city? Deciding amongst all these choices is a sweet torture. :)

    This is a great site, with information on coops, incubators, breeders, feed, etc. Thanks so much for assembling and keeping this great bunch of people!

    Sally
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  3. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. warhorse

    warhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome. [​IMG] There is an ameraucana breeder north of Dallas not too far.
     
  5. 2468Chickensrgr8

    2468Chickensrgr8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
     
  6. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] A hearty welcome from Maine! [​IMG]
     
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  8. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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  10. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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