Hello from Northern California

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kevin7561, May 23, 2016.

  1. Kevin7561

    Kevin7561 New Egg

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    Hello All,

    New member from Northern California. We raise both meat birds and layers. The layer flock has Rhode Island Reds, Barred Rocks, Golden Laced Wyandottes, silkies and an Americuana. We also have a Muscovy duck that lays fairly regularly. I've raised Cornish X the past three years and this year I've got some Red Rangers almost ready for processing. I'm looking around for American Bresse to raise as close to the French method as possible to see if they really are that good. I did fatten up a couple of Cornish X last year with milk and corn to compare to the conventionally raised ones and they did have better fat distributed on their carcasses. Hope to learn from others here and share what I learn as well.

    Kevin
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hello, Kevin, welcome to BYC.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Kevin, hope you enjoy BYC as much as we do.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Kevin and welcome aboard - great that you have joined us. I hope that you can spare a little time to help other members out and share your experience, as well as learn a few bits here and there yourself.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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