Hello from NY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rayzor101, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. Rayzor101

    Rayzor101 New Egg

    Mar 22, 2016
    Hey yall,
    I recently moved back to a property that butts up to my dad's old, now defunked, dairy farm.
    My dad passed away a number of years ago and left a chunk of property form my brothers an I to do what we want with...share and share alike.
    Anyway, this year we purchased a coop and ordered some chicks.
    and 12 meat birds
    I was looking for some good cold weather birds as we get some fridged temps and lots of snow here is western NY.

    Not my first time with birds but it has been over 30 years.
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Don't know much about Brahmas but, Black Australorps are very hardy and can take heat & cold, plus being excellent layers. If your late dad's farm has been untouched for years it may be a den for various types of predators. You may need to do some trapping, etc. before the chickens take up residence.

    Last edited: Apr 2, 2016
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your chicken-keeping renaissance!

    Joining your state thread may be useful as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! How exciting for you to be getting back into keeping birds after 30 years away from them. I'm sure you will enjoy your new ones very much and will soon be back into the swing of things with them. Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
  5. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.

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