Brandon From East NC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Wynn_B, Feb 19, 2019.

  1. Wynn_B

    Wynn_B In the Brooder

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    Want to start out and say that what a great site! lots of great information here. Hope the community is just as awesome!(im sure it is)

    Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    Im very new to raising chickens but so far my wife and myself are doing what looks to be an amazing job! It all started with me at work one day(in august) and eating hardboiled eggs infront of someone and they asked why do you always eat so many eggs?!?! I replied with its for bodybuilding building. Long story short they suggested I get my own since they are so much healthier for you. so I looked into it and on the first week of october we got our first chicks(20)

    What breeds do you have?
    3 sapphire gems, 3 rhode island reds, 2 ISA Browns, 2 CALICO PRINCESS, 1 americana, 1 black sex link, 1 welsummer, 1 easter egger, 1 cream legbar, 1 buff orpington, 1 black copper maran, 1 barred rock, and 2 black australorps(1 hen & 1 rooster)

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    we really love how friendly they are and they are making such a good pet.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Snow skiing or water skiing, target shooting, axe throwing, gyming, pc video games, and you know it watching the chickens!

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    It just me and the lovely wife! maybe kids one day who knows. im currently retired/ish (30year of age and former Marine) my wife is still a U.S. Marine.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community?


    I found BYC when I was researching everything that one should know when taken care of chickens!


    Our chickens seem healthier then ever!
    Current set up is as follows
    American coop from Carolina coops! great people btw.
    2 waters fresh every day with a cap of ACV
    natures best organic feed soon soy free(use a trough feeder use once in the morning and evening)
    grubblies for chicken treats
    American Hemp beeding mixed with HG DE
    and crushed rock in the run(basically sand)
     
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. You should be getting eggs soon.
     
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  4. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Sounds like you are doing a great job with your flock.
    Those Carolina coops are very nice.
     
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  5. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! Best wishes and have lots of fun! :ya
     
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  6. Wynn_B

    Wynn_B In the Brooder

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  7. Wynn_B

    Wynn_B In the Brooder

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    we've been getting eggs from a few of them for the past week or so some of the best eggs ive ever ate!
     
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  8. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Free Ranging

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    hello-smiley.gif Sounds like you have a beautiful flock. With that many chickens, you'll be getting more eggs than you know what to do with pretty soon! Might have to share with your neighbors :D
     
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  9. A_Fowl_Guy

    A_Fowl_Guy Wildlife Biologist

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    :yesss: :welcome :yesss:
    Welcome to our eggcelent flock here at BYC
     
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  10. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! Good luck with your flock, and yes having your own egg's is better!
     
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  11. KLIL

    KLIL Crossing the Road

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