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Hello from Schuylkill County, PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mmoyer, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. mmoyer

    mmoyer New Egg

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    We have added a chicken coop along with 8 chickens of course. My son started this adventure when he asked to bring home 2 chickens from school that they hatched as a project. Now we have 8. As a family we are really enjoying them. We have them as free range when we are home. Otherwise they are in the pen. My son wants to raise them to sell eggs. We have 4 hens and 4 roosters. In the next week or so we plan to visit a local farmer to switch out the roosters for hens. Looking for all kinds of advise... we are new to this! And I am always looking online for info. Thanks!
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, mmoyer, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Best of luck to you and your flock!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Have you checked out the Learning Center, lots of good info there
     
  6. mr flores

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    Welcome to BYC I'm new at this too we race quail
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you are switching out the roosters, the correct ratio is 1 rooster to 8-10 hens. Good luck to you.
     

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