Amateur Chicken Farmer

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by UrbanCrestFarm, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. UrbanCrestFarm

    UrbanCrestFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi from southeast Ohio! Amateur chicken farmer here who one day hopes to go pro! I have 20 chickens at the moment. The breeds I know (or think I know) are 11 Golden Comets, 2 Rhode Island Reds, 1 Black Copped Maran, 1 Barred Rock.

    We were lucky in that our chicken operation was set up when we bought our house 2 years ago. The place came with 12 Chickens and we have added and subtracted some to settle on the current 20. I am also getting 3 more Rhode Island Reds this week.

    Our coop is a very roomy shed with a large, fully enclosed, run as well as a fenced off area of the yard as an "open run". I also just set up a smaller coop with an enclosed run next to our larger coop and hope to raise chicks in it in the spring.

    I love having our chickens so i joined BYC to get all the tips and advice I can for making the most out of it. Follow me on Twitter (@UrbanCrestFarm) for my observations around our mini-farm, also, general silliness.

    Hope to see you around BYC!

    Scott
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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