Another Australian

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mellong, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Mellong

    Mellong New Egg

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    I live on a 100 acres and have a free range flock of light sussex. Joined to comment on this breed and like the site
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. redsoxs

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    Hello, Mellong, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Lots of other Aussies on BYC!! Best of luck to you and your flock!!
     
  6. kidcody

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  7. Mellong

    Mellong New Egg

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    Thank you all for your comments. Just a bit more info on me. I have a flock of 9 common blue peacocks and am expecting some additions shortly. I also have a pair of muscovy ducks but was unsuccessfull in breeding them this year as the drake is in love with an unresponding goose. The gaggle consists of 12 geese and I will keep my stories of these bird until a later date. Joining the birds at breakfast are a number of satin bower birds, tourquoise parrots, kookaburras and numerous other free loaders. All birds are free range and only the chickens retire to their coop at night. I know this is not quite backyard poultry but it keeps me amused in retirement. My last light sussex rooster that was surplus to requirements weighed 3.7 Kg (8lbs) dressed at 7 months of age. They are great layers and great to eat. I think they are under-rated as a general purpose bird.
     
  8. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    :welcome
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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