2013 Texas Chickenstock June 8, 2013

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by allen wranch, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Are you ready Texas?

    Join other BYC members and friends from the Austin Backyard Poultry Meet-up group for a day of eating and scocializing in San Marcos, TX.

    Everyone welcome. Sign up here, and I will keep track of who is coming.
     
  2. fruggiechick

    fruggiechick Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm a newbie so I am a maybe...have to con my hubster into going...
     
  3. leghorn dude

    leghorn dude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I may be able to make it this year
     
  4. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yea ! Hope you can make it.

    There are a lot of people coming from the Austin Backyard Poultry Meetup group, which includes some of the regulars.
     
  5. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Rae, newbies are always welcome. Lots of people will be there to answer any of your questions.
     
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  6. greenhens

    greenhens Out Of The Brooder

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    At the risk of sounding really lame, what exactly is a chickenstock?
     
  7. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Chickenstock is a gathering of poultry people who greet, meet, eat and talk chick'n with each other. It started 10 years ago at BYC. For logistics and weather reasons, each state has their own at different times of the year. Each one is also a little different. Some have swap meets, raffles, etc. some gather at a park for a picnic. It is mainly for you to meet other like minded people face to face. It is also a family and friends affair.

    I have hosted Chickenstock in Texas eah year as I am fairly centrally located. However, there is no reason why there couldn't be more than one in Texas because of its size.

    Texas Chickenstock is also one of the events of the Austin Backyard Poultry Meet-up Group. We have a potluck lunch and have a good time telling chicken tales. There are also several people who show that come and you can learn a lot about poultry shows from them.

    Come join us !!!
     
  8. knightie

    knightie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was gonna while for Texas Austin is kinds central.... ill never be able to go to axchickenstock held there..... its about 8 hours from me... east Texas ( and sorry but Dallas is not east texas... that to me is more eastern central cause its still 4 hours from me(g))

    May have to look into trying to do something in the longviee Marshall area
     
  9. greenhens

    greenhens Out Of The Brooder

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    So no actual chickens there? More of a meet-and -greet
     
  10. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    LOl-My chickens will be there.

    The Texas Chickenstock is not a swap meet, but if you purchase eggs or birds from someone and want to pick them up at Chickenstock, that is OK. Just don't bring birds to sell/swap on speculation.
     

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