Hello From Kentucky!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Red Barn Farms, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    We're from southern Kentucky and live on a small homestead. Been looking around the site now for the past severial weeks and have decided to raise barnyard chickens. We have a fairly large barn which is housing our chicken coops, etc. Been working night and day on coops, runways, etc. I'm not new to chickens as my grandparents always had them and I'd spend many a summers with them and play with the flock! Helping feed and gather eggs! My dad and aunt also raised them together. I've never had any myself up to now. We're starting off with a total of 18 chicks. We have six red sex-links, six buff orpingtons, and six Rhode island reds. We might even be adding some Silver laced Wyandottes. Does this sound like a good choice for beginners? From all I've been reading about these birds we'll have more eggs then we can eat!! Well, sorry for the long drawn out speech but thanks for reading and we look forward to meeting all you other chicken enthusiasts and hope to learn from you all so we maybe wont run into many mistakes along the way!

    Many thanks for such a great site,

    Steve & Valerie
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC from Ohio!

    Those are wonderful breeds and I know you'll enjoy them! I'm so envious that you've got a big barn to raise your chickens in! haha I have a mere hen house!

    Take care and glad you joined,
    Sharon
     
  3. PsychoChickens

    PsychoChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC the caddy of online chicken forums!
    Yup you got some good breeds of chicks there.
    Hope you have many fun filled days watching them grow up.
    Take care!
     
  4. Roosterlover5

    Roosterlover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WELCOME!!![​IMG]
     
  5. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Glad you joined us!

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  6. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think those are great to start off with!! We always have WAY more than enough eggs to eat around here so it's neat that we can get rid of the extras by selling them to the people my husband works with :)
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good choices. :thumbsup
     

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