Hello from Costa Rica!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickenParadise, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. ChickenParadise

    ChickenParadise Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 11, 2014
    Hi I live in the cloud forests of Costa Rica. My family moved here last may. I have ordered 15 egg laying chicks with looks like some type of sex-link. Me and my dad have raised chickens before in South Dakota and are in the process of building another coop down here. Disappointed about not having much selection[​IMG]. For some reason can't even get a rooster from the compony! Thankfully there is a neighbor who will give me one.[​IMG] Does anybody know where to get some in the central valley? Thanks in advance!
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2014
  2. SA Farm

    SA Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2013
    Ontario, Canada
  3. Scott H

    Scott H Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2012
    Twin Lakes, ID
    My Coop
    Love Costa Rica!
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG] That's odd - in USA tons of roosters are looking for homes or end up in soup.
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop

    Welcome to BYC! Kelsie has given you a great link that may help you out. Good luck finding the birds you are looking for and enjoy BYC!
  7. ChickenParadise

    ChickenParadise Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 11, 2014
    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome! I hope to soon show you some pics of the chicks and the coop! Also since it is a mild up here in the mountains (Doesn't get above 80 or below 50) how mony square foot per chicken in the coop will they need? (They are going to free range.)
  8. Welcome to BYC from Southern California! [​IMG]
  9. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you here at BYC [​IMG]

    It has been some years séance I was in Costa Rica but I do
    not remember a shortage on roosters I thank you just need to
    look around and I am willing to bet if you go in to any bar of
    which there are plenty and ask someone will sell you one in
    just a couple of minutes that is how I got several birds down
    in your neck of the woods and I am sure 20 years has not
    made that much difference [​IMG]

    We went from Chinganola Panama to just over the border and
    could get just about every thing we needed and if we could not
    find anything a local could always find or get it for us .......

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