Hello from central Oregon

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PrairieChick, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. PrairieChick

    PrairieChick New Egg

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    I've come to the BYC website many times for information and decided it's time to register. [​IMG] I've kept chickens many years, occasionally for meat but mostly laying hens. I'm here because I want to learn to raise chickens properly.

    Our chickens have always had the run of our place & roosted in our barns or trees but this summer my husband finally built my long awaited chicken coop. Woohoo! We've had an assortment of breeds and mixed breeds but I've been finding homes for those and now have 26 Black Australorps (25 hens & 1 roo). They started laying about a month ago.

    Our 11 yr. old daughter has just joined a 4-H chicken club this year. She'll be getting a few silver Sebrights for her project. I'd appreciate advice on housing requirements for the Sebrights. Most of the time there will only be 3 or 4, but our daughter will likely want to let a hen raise chicks on occasion so we need to allow room for that. We've located a Sebright rooster, does anyone know where we could obtain a couple of hens in the central Oregon area?

    Looking forward to learning!
    PrairieChick
     
  2. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hey PrairieChick! [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us!
     
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Welcome to you and your family Prairiechick! [​IMG] If you're looking for a certain breed, you will probably want to post that separately to be better noticed...
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington

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  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    [​IMG] from WI. Check out the Buy Sell Trade section for cickens. Also check in the breeder section. Hope you find what you are looking for
     
  7. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
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  8. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in North Central Florida
     
  10. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    A warm welcome from Western Washington State. [​IMG]
     

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