Beginning Your Coop

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BootsieD, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. BootsieD

    BootsieD New Egg

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    What type of chicken do I start with to get at least 2 eggs a day
     
  2. ClucksAndPeeps

    ClucksAndPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's a whole bunch. Do you aim for smaller chickens, or larger? Do you want birds that you can slaughter and eat when they're spent?
     
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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. If you are looking just for eggs, leghorns or sex links are excellent producers.
     
  4. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    x2 and [​IMG]
     
  5. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    My white leghorns give me an egg a day, everyday, hot or cold when other layers slack off some in fall and winter.
    Welcome and enjoy BYC !
    Steve. :frow
     
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  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome!
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on the Leghorn.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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