First Time | Chicken Hens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by montanafarmlife, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. montanafarmlife

    montanafarmlife Chirping

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    Order chickens online they said. It will be fun they said…

    So we did.

    We went to craigslist and ordered six starter pullet hens of two different varieties. Three Light Brahmas and three Barred Rock hens. We got our coop cleared of wasp, and set up an electric fence around the perimeter of the coop with plenty of space for the hens to graze. Below is a picture of the setup before the hens arrived. In my opinion our setup was pretty good, and we were confident in ordering some chickens and harvesting some eggs - unfortunately things don’t always go according to plan and we made a few costly mistakes.

    Read more here:

    https://montanafarmlife.com/blog/raising-hens
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC - good luck with your flock.
     
  3. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Free Ranging

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    Hi! :frow Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. N F C

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    What a beautiful looking place you have! Thanks for joining and best of luck with your chicken adventures.
     
  5. montanafarmlife

    montanafarmlife Chirping

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    Thanks you! I'm really excited
     
  6. montanafarmlife

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    Thank you! Right now we are only getting one egg a day but hopefully this will change soon!
     
  7. montanafarmlife

    montanafarmlife Chirping

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    Thank you!
     
  8. WhoDatChick

    WhoDatChick Crossing the Road

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    Hey der!! Welcome to the greatest place in social media :lol:... great story and a lovely coop! Looks like you are headed in the right direction.. enjoy the best part of chickens... breakfast!! And chicken hugs.. of course ;)
     
  9. montanafarmlife

    montanafarmlife Chirping

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    You are so kind! Thank you so much for the note and lovely introduction. The eggs are THE best and make it all worth it...plus the chickens are quite adorable ;)
     
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    Adorable chickens are what brings us all here. Welcome to BYC!
     

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