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I’m a newby from Texas

Discussion in 'New Sufficient Self Member Introductions' started by Scott Henry, Nov 27, 2017.

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    Scott Henry

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    Hey everyone, I am new here and new to the self sufficient lifestyle. I just purchased 20 acres to start on and want to learn as much as a can about everything that I can. I am going to start with animals and a garden first.
     
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    milkmansdaughter

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    Welcome to the group, Scott! What kind of animals are you starting with?
     
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    Scott Henry

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    We will start with a few cows and chickens. I have worked with cows some in the past. Chickens I am clueless about.
     
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    Hinotori

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    Welcome to the group!
     
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    sumi

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    Welcome to SS :frow Are you planning to keep chickens for eggs, meat or both? They are fairly easy to keep and raise and really great around the homestead.
     
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    NH Homesteader

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    Welcome! Chickens are pretty easy, and a lot of chicken advice to be found here if you have questions or issues as you go along!
     
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    frustratedearthmother

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    Hi there, and welcome! Can't wait to hear more about your upcoming adventures!
     
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    Scott Henry

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    We will use the chickens for mainly eggs. I will have to do my research about the meat part of it.
     
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    milkmansdaughter

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    There are a lot of people here to answer your questions, especially on all the small animals, and several are from Texas. I look forward to hearing more.
    You've got a really nice mess of fish there on your boat! Do you live near the coast?
     
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    Scott Henry

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    That sounds great because I know I will need some help for sure. Unfortunately I don’t live by the coast. I am in East Texas but I really enjoy offshore fishing and do it every time we travel.
     

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