Potential poultry keeper

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Potential poultry keeper

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Hello

I have just discovered this most informative site. It has taken me over six years, on and off, to persuade my husband that we do have room for a few hens in our rather long and narrow back garden. I have looked at some of the posts, and really appreciated the photos, and advice given.

At present, we are preparing the ground, and our wallets, to provide a shed and coop for some birds - I only envisage having three. I think the preparation part will take until after our week's caravan holiday, and I need to sweet talk my nearest neighbour, but failing that, a neighbour two doors away also has poultry, so he might come into the picture when we are away for a weekend.

So, I look foward to being on this site. Best wishes to everyone.

My username, by the way, is borrowed from a school friend's large collection of poultry. She was my favourite hen, and I always looked for her when playing at the friend's home.

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Welcome to the friendliest site ever. I only started keeping hens since last October. I've go three myself and really enjoy them, as well as the eggs. I've learned everything I know from here.

Good luck

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Welcome Spreckly! )t'
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Welcome from me too.

You will soon be well and truely hooked on chicken keeping :-D

This is an excellent site and the members are always on hand to help with any questions you may ask. )t'

Best wishes

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Welcome from me too, check out the members coops and set ups, lots of ideas to be found and they don't have to cost a fortune )t' Chickens are not fussy as long as it is safe and clean and comfy for them :-D
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Afternoon Spreckly.
Greetings and welcome to The Lane )t'
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Hello.
Welcome to the forum. Soon you will both be besotted with these delightful little birds.
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Good to hear from you all. I look forward to being part of the group.
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Hi,

I'm sure you'll find a great many people here with all sorts of expertise on the diversity of chicken keeping.

Wishing you well.

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Hi Spreckly

A warm welcome from me too :-D
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Welcome )t'
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Hi Spreckly

Welcome to the lane )t'
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Welcome to the Lane from me!! )t'
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Hello and welcome :-D )t'
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