Any Hawaii Folks on BYC?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by speyerk, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. speyerk

    speyerk Out Of The Brooder

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    Trying to get a handle on how many Hawaii folks on BYC. I live in Leeward O'ahu and would like to know other people here that do the BYC thing. Would be nice to have a Hawaii community to bounce ideas and resources around with.

    Aloha,

    Kevin
     
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  2. Lynn0284

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    Hi, I'm on Oahu, Moanalua area. I am a newbie though... Don't have my chicks yet. Should be coming next week. I can't wait. :D
     
  3. speyerk

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    Awesome, you'll love it. How many and what kind did you get? I have 3 rhode island reds and they all started laying eggs 2 weeks ago. do you have your brooding pen set up? What are you going to do for a coop? I went off the deep end with my coop, it weighs a ton. If you look at all the coop designs it is pretty easy to come up with a great functioning coop.

    Good luck and let me know how it goes for you...
     
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  4. Lynn0284

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    I ordered 2 Buff Orpington, 2 Silkies and a Ameraucana. I'm ordering the Silkies and a Buff Orpington from Asagi hatchery (to be p/u around 6/19) and the rest from Waimanalo (early July).

    I bought extra because Asagi sells Silkies as straight runs only and the extra Buff Orp will help keep the Silkies warm. I plan on just keeping one each of each breeds and giving the extra to my parents.

    Just set up my brooding pen today in the bathroom. It is a good size cardboard box with a 40 watt desk lamp as the heat source. Ran the lamp for a couple of hour to check the temperature and everything is good.

    I'm building my coop right now (actually my DH is, I'm the painter). It is actually bigger than I thought it would look. :) my coop has a floor size of 3x4 with an attached run. I have space limitations so it is not as big as I wanted it to be. I'll post pictures when I'm done. I looked through a lot of coop pictures on BYC to get ideas from, I liked the Wichita cabin coop a lot. By husband got irritated when I kept changing my coop design because I kept finding ideas that I liked. Lol...

    Can't wait for my chicks! So excited!
     
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  5. Hezekiah

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    next time you order try HaleMalufarms.com
     
  6. Hezekiah

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    Were on Maui and and we ship to all islands?
     
  7. ParadiseQuail

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    Greetings,

    Good to see some Hawaii residents out here. Located in Downtown Honolulu hea.

    I can't really have those chickens for now. My apartment is R5, residential so I can only have 2 chickens. I don't have any right now though. However, I do have 3 Japanese Coturnix Quails. They are much more quieter than chickens but matches the poop output. [​IMG]

    Lester
     
  8. speyerk

    speyerk Out Of The Brooder

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    Lester,

    Where did you find legal information regarding zoning and allowable amounts of chickens, I live in Makakilo and couldnt find anything regarding "chicken laws".

    Mahalo,

    Kevin
     
  9. ParadiseQuail

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    Hi,

    Here is the link http://www1.honolulu.gov/refs/bill/text/2002/b071.htm


    Quote: My quails are safe [​IMG]
     
  10. speyerk

    speyerk Out Of The Brooder

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    Man, thats bad news for me. Thanks for the info.
     

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