Hello from SW PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pdavin, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. pdavin

    pdavin Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello BYC, I am a small hobby farmer and Farmer's Market vendor in PA and WV. Although I don't market any of my poultry I think they are one of the most valuable assets on the place. I started with a straight run batch American Buckeyes from Meyers Hatchery 4/09. After some very succesful hatches last year I am wintering 18 hens and a rooster. I think they are great birds. I get enough eggs for my whole family (mother, 3 brothers and their families) and I am tickled to death with the additions to the freezer. Great leg and thigh portions! They also do a great job of insect patrol. I had a terrible run in w/jap beetles last year and I set three hens in my garden and they were gone in two days. slugs - gone. ticks - gone. Fleas - gone. What more could you want and compost too. I am so looking forward to browsing the posts. [​IMG]
     
  2. SunshineSteedFarm

    SunshineSteedFarm Seramatching Equestrian

    Aug 18, 2009
    Georgia
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] You will love it here! [​IMG]
     
  3. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    [​IMG] From Wv. Sounds like you have a great set up![​IMG]
     
  4. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from NE Pa! Glad you've found us!! I used Meyer's Hatchery too and I really liked them. I'm hoping to put another order in soon! [​IMG]
     
  5. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Welcome from Waynesboro, PA! [​IMG]
     
  6. chocolate m'scovy

    chocolate m'scovy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Greetings! You have Buckeyes! Just what I've been pondering. Those "meaty thighs" sound very tasty....
     
  7. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    [​IMG] from UT! Glad you joined us!
     
  8. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
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  10. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    [​IMG] from NW PA
     

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