Hello from Markdale area

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LiviH
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Hello from Markdale area

Post by LiviH » Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:28 pm

Hello,
New here, and be to poultry. I have 10 chicks coming from Freys on Tuesday that I'm excited about and hope to get more soon :)
Let me know if any of you are close to my area!
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Killerbunny
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by Killerbunny » Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:51 pm

:welcome: to :PTO:
Now one of the rules is you have to post pictures of your chicks when they arrive!
Feel free to ask any questions nobody here will mind. We were all new to poultry once so don't be shy.
Also we like to hear about any other animals you have or any gardening, crafts etc.
I think that @Happy is fairly near to you?
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kenya
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by kenya » Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:31 pm

Hello and welcome. I'm from Stratford.
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TomK
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by TomK » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:15 am

Hello and :welcome: to :PTO: ....I'm on the east end of the province but lotsa folks down your way..ask anything that comes to mind...lotsa experience and friendly help here..and @Killerbunny is bang on...pictures are mandatory. :run:
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Kbr42
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by Kbr42 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:26 am

Welcome! Lots of great advise here. Just ask. Pls post pictures and 'getting more soon is code for chicken math...lol
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ross
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by ross » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:00 pm

Welcome enjoy ...
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windwalkingwolf
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by windwalkingwolf » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:53 pm

Welcome to PTO!!!
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Happy
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by Happy » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:30 pm

Hello and welcome. We are about an hour away from each other - I'm near Stayner/Wasaga Beach. Pretty sure I've been through Markdale! I started with 10 day old Barred Rocks from Frey's hatchery 8 years ago! So exciting!!! Pictures are a must!
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Penny
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by Penny » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:56 am

Hi LiviH! Welcome...I'm from Durham area...so pretty darn close! Can't wait to see pics of your new chicks!
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KimChick
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Re: Hello from Markdale area

Post by KimChick » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:40 pm

Hi LiviH! Welcome to PTO!
Same as everyone above says - this is a great place to ask questions, get help, etc.
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