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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rach0301, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. Rach0301

    Rach0301 Hatching

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    Hi everyone..I've been looking things up on BYC for at least a year now and figured I come on this site enough that I might as well just sign up!

    I'm finishing off my second year of raising meat birds, but I'm starting to think I want to get into some laying hens as well as raise some meat birds from some of their eggs. I'm also wanting to change our set up and what not, so I'm loving getting all the awesome ideas off BYC [​IMG]

    Also loving the friendly community here on BYC!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC, you may also be interested in the Canadian thread called " Canadians Check-In Here."
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    Meat birds are processed so young, they don't get a chance to lay eggs. As they are hybrids - they would not produce clones .
     
  4. Rach0301

    Rach0301 Hatching

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    Drumstick Diva:

    That's what I was kind of wondering, so I'm wanting to look into some different breeds as well. I'm hoping I can find a breed that I could raise from hatchings that would be good to raise for meat. I'm thinking of having a few laying hens but kept separate from the rooster and a couple birds for raising the chicks. Not totally sure, but I have some ideas rolling around in my head!
    Thanks for the reply!
     
  5. mlwascom

    mlwascom In the Brooder

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    Welcome! Lots of great info here!
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I hope your ideas turn out well for both meat and eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  9. Rach0301

    Rach0301 Hatching

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    Thank you for the welcoming posts, I'm sure I'll be starting some new forums throughout the next while asking some more questions!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     

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