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Hello from Indiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChadMR82, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. ChadMR82

    ChadMR82 New Egg

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    My name is Chad and I live in Central Indiana. I have been a police officer for 12 years and my wife is a school teacher. We have an 18 month old little boy. Next year we will be having our first batch of meat chickens. I plan on doing about 30 chickens.

    We got the idea of raising meat chickens because I deer hunt and all of our red meat is venison. We thought it would be a great idea to be able have fresh steroid free chicken meat just like our venison.

    Our little boy loves animals and the outside and I want to raise him knowing where his good comes from and also gain a little responsibility as he grows older.

    I am sure I will have a million questions along the way. Eventually we will have egg laying chickens also. Thanks
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Chad and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard. We all like to talk chicken so feel free to fire away with any questions you may have.

    Cheers
    Ct
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Chad. Glad you decided to join our flock. Raising chickens is a wonderful experience for children. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC & Merry Christmas! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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