A bit about me

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenlover509, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. chickenlover509

    chickenlover509 New Egg

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    I currently own a farm in North Wales. I've had it about a year now. I've always had chickens, ever since I was young. I now have a couple laying and breeding chickens. I currently do not have ducks due to no time. I also breed rare chickens. I always have Ayam Cemani's in stock. I sell the hatching eggs, chicks, hens and pairs. I only have pure ones and I do not either mix breeds or breed from related birds. I have 12 pens, all have 1 cock bird and 4 hens of Ayam Cemani's. I often let the birds sit on the eggs but I prefer incubating them then putting them in with a broody Ayam cemani. This way more hatch and it's almost natural. I used to have Burmese Bantams but I don't bother with them anymore as they need extra care.

    I also have turkeys, peafowl, guinea fowl, and even ostriches.

    I also have a field of dairy cows. I get loads of milk from these which I sell in my farm shop. I sell free range eggs(eggs from chickens, turkeys, osrich), I also sell meat, like chicken, beef, lamb and that kind of stuff.

    This business is really profitable, however I am still paying back my mortgages, university funds and other things.

    Hope you enjoyed it :):):)
     
  2. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good morning and welcome to BYC! That's a really nice operation you have, I enjoyed reading about it. Nice to have you join!
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC! So glad you joined.

    You have quite a variety of farm animals and poultry.

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  5. chickenlover509

    chickenlover509 New Egg

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    Thanks guys I even I have a pig which stays in my house, is small but doesn't smell ha ha
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    I cannot imagine a house pig [​IMG] But folks in my area cannot imagine backyard chickens!

    How do you deal with poops….? litter trained,? toilet trained? I'm pig ignorant. Not kidding, how do you house train a pig?
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sounds like you have a busy farm!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Good luck with your busy farm![​IMG]
     

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