Good evening from North West British Columbia.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bruiserbee, May 7, 2016.

  1. bruiserbee

    bruiserbee Hatching

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    I recently had the urge to raise some chickens after many years. Local bylaws say that we can have 10 chickens but no roosters..... So naturally I ordered 25 Buff Orpingtons today... lol
    We live in an area where the houses are fairly private and are all on 2 acre lots and the minimum chick order was 25.
    Our plan is to keep 6 for layers and the rest we will split with the kids for eating.
    If all goes well this year we will hopefully fine tune the process next year with different breeds.
    Growing up we had chickens, geese and turkeys but that was long ago and I hope to tap into the knowledge of the folks on this board.
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and back to keeping poultry.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - I hope that you enjoy your chicken-keeping renaissance and your time here with us.

    Best wishes

    CT
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. You may also want to post on the "Canadians, check-in-here." thread
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    My Coop
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  7. canehdianchick

    canehdianchick Chirping

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    Where abouts are you located? I just started off with 25 chicks in Kitimat! Good luck! Can't wait to see everyone's updates :)
     

  8. harmesonfarm

    harmesonfarm Songster

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    Hello from Vancouver Island! [​IMG]

    BOs are a great breed, so i've heard. congrats!
     
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