Chicken Newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lmeeks75, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. Lmeeks75

    Lmeeks75 In the Brooder

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    Laura here - Just got 6 chickens yesterday from a friend that raised them with her family. They were hatched at her sons kindergarten class. The unfortunate thing is that 4 of the 6 are roosters. I am teaming up with my neighbor to care for the chickens. So far it has been great! Excited to be on here and meet other "chicken" people cause I guess I'm one now too!! LOL
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, Laura, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Hope you find a good solution for those roosters!
     
  3. ericmcginn5

    ericmcginn5 Chirping

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    so you have 4 rooster and 2 hens well im very suprised the males arnt killing each other for the ladys maby its becouse they were raised together
     
  4. LeviS

    LeviS Songster

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    :welcome and good luck with your poultry adventure :frow! Hope your roosters stay nice.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]maybe you could list the roosters on your local craig's list or if you are really desperate, sometimes, feed stores will take them.
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! My local feed store usually will take the roosters, good luck!
     
  9. Lmeeks75

    Lmeeks75 In the Brooder

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    Well, I don't think they have quite reached sexual maturity. They were born in the middle of April...we shall see how they fair. Not planning on keeping them around for long. All laying hens are the goal.
     

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