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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jbillings, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. jbillings

    jbillings Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I am Joseph and I invite you to tag along with me on my adventure.This will be my first time with chickens.Hope it goes well and you enjoy.we recently got twenty chicken eggs from a friend we have no idea what breed they are or if they are fertile. we plan to stick them in the incubator tomorrow the 25 . hope it goes well during this we will build coops show food choices and pictures . lately i have also been thinking about raising broilers.
     
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Hi, Joseph, and welcome to BYC! Sounds like you are jumping right into the poultry obsession with going straight into incubation. There are tons of hatch-a-holics here on BYC, you can find lots of good information on the incubation/hatching section here: http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/producers-pride-defender-chicken-coop?cm_vc=-10005 and, when you have a successful hatch you can find information for raising the chicks here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Joseph, good luck with your hatch!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Joseph, hope you will enjoy BYC as much as we do.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Joseph, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Looks like you've received some great links so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! Enjoy your poultry adventure!! [​IMG]
     
  7. jbillings

    jbillings Out Of The Brooder

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    thankyou so much putting the eggs in today
     
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    jbillings Out Of The Brooder

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    figured out two of the eggs are Americanas and six are black ocelot but do not know the other 12 egg breeds
     
  9. jbillings

    jbillings Out Of The Brooder

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    thinking they might be black Australorp but don't know the breed
     

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