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Hello from from the Sierra Foothills of California!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Stonebridge-CA, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. Stonebridge-CA

    Stonebridge-CA New Egg

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    Hi everyone. This is my 6th year having chickens but my first year having ducks and a rooster. Specifically Pekin ducks. 3 hens and a drake. Around here a typical Pekin duck egg goes for $1.50-$4.00 an egg depending on the buyer. Free range chicken eggs are going for $3.75-$6.00 a dozen depending on the size of the eggs.

    My first question is I have a chicken hen laying eggs without any shells. They all free and have access to oyster shells mixed with a scratch grain so they will eat them. I typically leave my flock in the coop so that they eat it in the morning for 2 extra hours. So they are free ranged from 10am-7:30pm on my 16 acre horse ranch and organic garden.
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Liz has given you good advice
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined! :)
     

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