Hello from Kentucky

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KentuckyHomesteader, May 22, 2011.

  1. KentuckyHomesteader

    KentuckyHomesteader Out Of The Brooder

    May 22, 2011
    Hey fellow BYC'ers, I am very avid in self sufficiency. At the moment I have 17 Laying Hens (Dominiques, Australorps, Buff Orpingtons, and Rhode Island Red Rooster), 4 Muscovy Ducks and one hen has a brood of 15 Muscovy Ducklings. I have 9 Rabbits (3 Pets, 1 Breeder, 5 Babies), I plan to have 5 French Lop Does and a buck by the end of October. I will then breed for meaties. Me and my family grow a lot of our own food. Lots of fruit and vegetables and have done that for years. 3 years ago we got into chickens then rabbits then ducks. I hope this site will help show me how to improve the self sufficiency of my chickens and ducks and rabbits............
  2. Hotwings

    Hotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2007
    southwestern Michigan
    Welcome to the Back Yard Chickens boards! You will find a wealth of information here on all kinds of poultry as well as any livestock. Congrats!
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. You've come to the right place. [​IMG]
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
  6. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  7. emeraldcowgirl

    emeraldcowgirl Out Of The Brooder

    May 22, 2011
    Klamath Falls, OR
    Welcome! It's my first day here too. [​IMG]

    My husband and I started with chickens as well and then moved on to rabbits. Right now we have two 7-week old meat rabbits that we're waiting to breed. Our chickens haven't started laying yet (we just got then in Feb) so I'm impatiently waiting to eat fresh eggs and have tasty rabbit stew. We also have a miniature milking goat who is pregnant. By the end of the summer we're going to be eating good! [​IMG]
  8. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    [​IMG] from Indiana!!!! [​IMG]
  9. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  10. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co

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