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Hello (again) from HooDoo Mtn Farm in N. Idaho!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HooDoo Mtn Farm, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. HooDoo Mtn Farm

    HooDoo Mtn Farm Out Of The Brooder

    Hi, all . .
    I joined BYC a few years ago, have been quiet for a while, and just found out I had to re-register, so here's Russ from the Coeur d'Alene area . .
    We have a few organic acres in the HooDoo Valley, raise honeybees, chickens, greenhouses, raised beds, etc.
    I've had all kinds of chickens in the past 7-8 years here, but am about to totally switch over to Delawares as an attempt at a DP breed here in 2013. I intend to buy 50 SR from 2 different hatcheries (100 total), put 50 in the freezer, keep 25 as a flock (to be later thinned down), and have 25 to sell either wrapped or walking (14 spoken for so far).
    Especially interested in anyone local who'd like to chat & swap stories / resources.
    Websites:
    www.cdaInspectors.com
    and
    www.HoneyBeeHelpers.com
    - Thanks!
    Russ
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Russ, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock. From what I have read, Delawares were the eating chicken in America before the development of the Cornish X. So, that should be a good breed to go with. Best of luck!
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] &[​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!!
     
  7. The Howards

    The Howards Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi and welcome from NC
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Russ, welcome back. Chickens and honeybees - two very intriguing species.
     
  9. HooDoo Mtn Farm

    HooDoo Mtn Farm Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks, Folks!
    Yep, I've had my fill of "barnyard crosses"; ended up with some beauties and some scrawnies . .
    Looking to see how the Dels do for meat, eggs, and mothering. I've got one in the coop now, and she's pleasurable. Biggest hurt for me when parting with this flock will be saying goodbye to my 2 big silver Brahma daddies! Big, gentle, & what big babies they throw!

    As far as bees go, I started with them 37 years ago, absolutely love 'em!
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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