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Hello everyone! 

 

I am new to BYC but not to chicken raising, Have had chickens for years and took a break for about 10 years now back in it full force!
I currently have 26 Rhoad Island reds laying daily, UGGGHHHH!!!! I am seeing eggs in my sleep! lol

I hail from the great state of New Hampshire and do not allow chickens to free range, mainly because of predators in my area. A friend of mine decided to build me a chicken coop, Thanks Alex! But............

Not big enough, sigh!

I am currently building a much larger coop, pictures later. I got some great ideas here, such a fantastic resource BYC

I live with my girlfriend and her two children, I have two of my own living here as well, but I guess i cant count because there are 6 kids living here? hmmmm Oh ya! i did only start with 24 chickens but 2 appeared out of nowhere? again the counting thing. I have 3 dogs, ( I think), they love going to the coop with me every morning to check on things. I am looking for a good resource for cartons, they can be expensive. Anyways, lets see, oh hobbies, ummmm got a 28 ft bayliner boat that we try and spend a lot of time on, can be fun. other than the boat and chickens (and cleaning,cooking,yard work,building, working, ect......) is our hobbies. So you all might see me on a bit around BYC seems like a great, fun place to hang out. Thanks for having me!!!!!

post #2 of 9

Hello, Oglan, welcome to BYC and back to poultry raising.

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post #3 of 9

Wow! You have a lot going on!:frow Welcome to the forum. Glad you joined!

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Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
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Did a moth know that the flame was going to change her life forever, or did she simply fly towards that heated embrace, knowing it would offer her something she couldn't give herself? In the end, the answer didn't really matter. The moth had never wanted the choice. -Joey W. Hill-
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post #5 of 9

If you sell eggs or give them away  - ask the  folks to please bring back the cartons so you can clean and reuse them.  That would cut down on the expense.

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post #6 of 9

:welcome

 

Welcome back to chickens! I'm a RIR fan too, our girls have been good egg layers with nice personalities.

 

It's nice to have you here, make yourself at home!

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Deadlines for all is Dec. 11, 2016

You can't win if you don't play!

 

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post #7 of 9

Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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post #8 of 9

Welcome to BYC! :frow

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post #9 of 9

Welcome to the BYC flock!  We are glad you joined us!

 

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