Hello from rainy Alabama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MsSipsey, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. MsSipsey

    MsSipsey New Egg

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    Hi all,

    Recently "retired" and acquired my grandparents place. I am totally new to chickens but as income has went down I am looking to raise for eggs, meat and a little income,

    Any and all suggestions will be greatly appreciated and welcomed.


    Have a great day!!
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad to have you join us.

    You should visit the Learning Center and Coops forums, a wealth of info there to get you started.

    Good luck with the new adventure, wishing you success with all.
     
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  3. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!!
     
  4. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  5. MsSipsey

    MsSipsey New Egg

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    Thank you all for the warm welcome.
     
  6. Dianacatz

    Dianacatz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello! Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.
     
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    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 joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  9. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to our community. Sounds like a good plan but there's not so much income to be made from having a small flock. If you break even with any income covering the cost of feed, consider yourself lucky. However, the benefits and satisfaction of eating your own birds and eggs outweighs all else IMO.

    All the best

    CT
     
  10. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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