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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by starGeezer, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. starGeezer

    starGeezer New Egg

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    Hello all!

    We are anxiously awaiting the approval for our mortgage on a house with 7.24 acres of partly wooded property in southwest Georgia. I think the propety and area lends itself to be fairly ideal for us to consider taking on a few feathered boarders.

    I do have concerns though. Currently we have our son, his wife, and their 3 year old daughter living with us but that should change soon. This concern is about what to do with excess eggs after they move out. Another concern is that we have an RV and enjoy taking off to go camping for a weekend once a month or so. I understand the ladies need daily attention. Should I just set aside the idea until we decide to retire the RV?

    Appreciate your thoughts.
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, starGeezer, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! You can always sell or give away the surplus eggs - you'll have plenty of takers. In terms of leaving for a weekend, can you trade someone some eggs in exchange for looking after the flock?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I agree with Redsoxs, you can also scramble the eggs and feed them back to your chickens - they won't recognize them as eggs.
     
  6. locoguru

    locoguru Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC. There are feeders that will hold a weekends worth of feed and automatic waterers! Everyone loves eggs. I don't think you will have a problem with extra eggs!
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I say go for it!!! :)
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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