1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    Not a member yet? join BYC here & then introduce yourself in our community forum here.

A bit about me

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

  1. chickenlover509

    chickenlover509 Hatching

    2
    0
    7
    Oct 4, 2014
    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 you heard the cat, smile! Premium Member Project Manager

    46,804
    60,478
    1,467
    Dec 12, 2013
    Wyoming
    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 Premium Member

    20,083
    10,154
    912
    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2014
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

    15,005
    7,493
    732
    Jan 10, 2013
    Macon,GA
    Welcome to BYC! So glad you joined.

    You have quite a variety of farm animals and poultry.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. chickenlover509

    chickenlover509 Hatching

    2
    0
    7
    Oct 4, 2014
    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 5 Years

    15,005
    7,493
    732
    Jan 10, 2013
    Macon,GA
    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 Crowing 5 Years

    23,660
    1,444
    406
    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

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

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

    20,585
    1,230
    401
    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

    36,683
    4,749
    566
    Feb 18, 2011
    Ohio
    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

    28,403
    4,975
    606
    Apr 23, 2014
    Colorado
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Good luck with your busy farm![​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: