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Hello from Mike Harris "Colonel MIke"

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Colonel Mike, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. Colonel Mike

    Colonel Mike New Egg

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    My name is Mike Harris and I have a small farm in rural South Central Oklahoma. I am a Chef and a partner in a local catering/personal chef business. My partner and I began last spring with gardens to raise our own vegetables and we have decided to branch out and begin raising our own chickens. Hopefully by the end of 2013 I will also have a couple of cows to add to the menagerie, but with the ever increasing price of poultry and eggs, as well as beef we thought that we could more effectively produce our own and provide our customers with fresh egg products and vegetables. This is a full time endeavor for me and I am looking for all of the information that I can get to make this a success. I look forward to hearing from all of you more experienced chicken farmers, and hearing your experiences. My wife has been a "country girl" all of her life and this will not be her first rodeo, but she had a mean and nasty rooster that plagued her childhood so, she is not as willing as I am, but she will most certainly change her mind as this gets going. I am looking forward to getting started and to hear form all of you.
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Hello, and Welcome to BYC!!!
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  4. Colonel Mike

    Colonel Mike New Egg

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    Thanks for the welcome.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Mike, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Sounds like a good business idea! I think your wife will come around once she's surrounded by some friendly chickens! Good luck to you!
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. Colonel Mike

    Colonel Mike New Egg

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    Thank you all I appreciate your warm welcome. She will come around and make it difficult to eat the tasty birds when the time comes. They'll be her friends.
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Don't tolerate ornery roosters - they make excellent coq au vin. Who am I to tell you that? [​IMG]
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Good luck with your chicken venture!
     

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