Hello From Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Postoffice Joe, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. Postoffice Joe

    Postoffice Joe In the Brooder

    Apr 1, 2018
    Hello My Name is Joe, I live in Canada I'm new to chickens but have been studying chickens for quite some time, as I plan on breeding cold hearty birds soon, I've read many threads here on backyardchickens and find it very good for information and friendly people willing to share there experiences.
    I'm very interested in large cold hearty dual purpose chickens to breed in our colder Canadian climate, as in Chantecler, Buckeye, Black australorps, Marans, Brahma, Jersey Giants, Araucana, Ameraucana even Bresse . I even have plans to possibly create a new Canadian breed of chicken in the future.
    Also have been looking at rare breeds from Greefire farms, the "new" Deathlayer chicken looks very interesting as well as the Crevecoeur, Pavlovskaya, Altsteirer, Orust, Russian Orloff, even there Liege Fighter looks very interesting, also Ayam Cemani but I think the Swedish Black Hen would fair better in our climate, but I'm trying to stay focused on my plans of breeding cold hearty breeds first then maybe cross breeding in the future.
    If you have any suggestions please feel free to toss out any ideas you may have . or even information on the ones mentioned . at this stage anything helps . Thanks.
  2. Kessel23

    Kessel23 Hi Bug

    Feb 6, 2018
    Hi Hannah
  3. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
    smiley_emoticons_mttao_kanada.gif WELCOME ARROW SMILE.gif :woot
  4. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    :frowHey Joe, welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy Joe :welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  6. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop

    With the breeding program!

    Welcome to Backyard chickens!
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I've heard about the deathlayers, that they produce eggs through their entire lifetime. I'm thinking that can be possible IF they die young. Too much hype for all the new wonder chickens.

    Did you know you can also post at "Canadians, check in here? "to meet Bycers out your way?
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  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Joe :frow Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out :D

    You might want to also visit the Canadian Thread and pop in and say hello.
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  9. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    It's nice to meet you, Joe!
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  10. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

    Aug 20, 2015
    Smith County, TN
    Hi Joe and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya
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