Hello from SW Ontario, Canada!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pdau75, Jan 27, 2015.

  1. pdau75

    pdau75 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    I wish I would have found this site sooner <:) I have 8 ISA brown hens and one evil rooster. Winter sucks, but we have to deal with it here. I have a 8'x10' shed as my coop (v2.0) and have a light to simulate sunlight. We are considering getting 6-8 more in the spring as we have friends who love the eggs. Glad to be a part of the forum!

    -PDAU75
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined us.

    Yes, winter can be terrible![​IMG] But, chickens are remarkably hardy in general and your should be fine. Good luck with your flock!
     
  4. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    Winter is certainly a hard time to raise chickens (or do anything else, for that matter), at least if you live in a cold area. Fortunately, chickens are hardy animals that don't usually have trouble with the cold. Just make sure your coop is well ventilated, watch for signs of disease, and your flock should be fine.

    Good luck!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Isa Browns are one of a number of labels under which some hatcheries market their Red Sex Links, and they are laying machines. You should get lots of eggs from those girls. 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.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Never a good reason to keep a bad rooster. The market is filled with roosters needing to be rehomed - many of them very good roosters and beautiful to boot. Dump the bad one and get a good one for your hens.
     

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