Hello from Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Laurel Chicks, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. Laurel Chicks

    Laurel Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been working on a chicken coop to house 10-20 laying hens, primarily for egg production. We live on a small farm with horses, dogs, and cats, and while I've raised chickens in the past, I gave up my flock when we were thinking about moving. Now, I'm wanting to get back into raising my own egg-laying hens. It's taken me a considerable amount of time to decide which breed(s) I want to start with, but have finally decided on venturing into the German line New Hampshires. I also plan to raise them for production of organic eggs (another portion of my research and reading)!

    Now, my next quest ... to find the German line New Hampshire chicks!

    Feel free to provide me with any advice ... as I'm pretty new to this.
     
  2. eggsnchicks

    eggsnchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello[​IMG] , and welcome from Illinois,
    Sorry I can't help with your quest on finding the German line of New Hampshires,
    I'm sure someone here will be able to help...
     
  3. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC. [​IMG]

    If you want to start an egg business I'd get the following: Leghorns, Minorcas, Andalusians, Catalanas, Black-faced White Spanish.

    But my dual-purpose birds have given me more eggs than my Leghorns throughout the year.


    Good luck finding some German-line New Hampshires.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Good luck with finding those chicks!
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, Laurel Chicks, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Hope you find the birds you are looking for!
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     

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