Another "Newbie" here...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by diggsdrt, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. diggsdrt

    diggsdrt New Egg

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    Hi Everyone, I am happy to have finally joined this forum! I have been raising chickens for several years. The majority of my birds have been for eggs with a few flocks of meat birds thrown in every now in then. Currently I have 10 hens made up of Americaunas, Rhode Island Reds, and White Leghorns, with a WL rooster on guard. I found this site years ago when looking for help on coop examples, breeds to choose, disease info, etc. Now that I am looking for better meat breeds and info on breeding and pasturing, I decided to join. I have a small hobby farm and raise cows and pigs. I have 4 new bee hives and am learning the hard way how to breed Midget White turkeys. Any knowledge and experience I have will be shared and I hope this will be reciprocated, because it seems like I still have lots to learn.
     
  2. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and a warm welcome! Sounds like you have considerable experience and its great to have someone onboard that is happy to share as well as learn - top banana!

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Glad you joined us! Feel free to ask any questions you may have! I am also a pastured poultry fan. Good luck with your farm and poultry ventures! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I believe there is a "bee keepers thread," on BYC you could put that in the search box and see what comes up. Also the "Turkey thread." Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  8. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
    You've been given some great links above. Are you wanting birds specifically for meat or looking for some good dual-purpose breeds that can be used for eggs and meat?
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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