Hello from the frozen North

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Stonewall Acres, Feb 19, 2019.

  1. Stonewall Acres

    Stonewall Acres Chirping

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    While searching the internet I stumbled upon BYC and knew this was just what I needed. We have moved out onto 4 acres and I am finally getting closer to being able to be a bit more self sustainable. This year I am excited to start a flock of laying hens. (I have been in love with those pictures of the rainbow egg baskets.)

    Having never owned chickens before, BYC has already been so helpful in helping me figure out how to raise a safe & healthy flock. I am looking forward to connecting with the chicken community.
     
  2. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Free Ranging

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    Hello! Welcome to BYC!!:frow Any particular breeds your interested in?

    Feel free to check out the links below for some interesting reading. Good luck on your new adventure!
     
  3. BarnhartChickens98

    BarnhartChickens98 Songster

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    Welcome to BYC! what breeds are you planning on getting?
     
  4. Brahmachicken240

    Brahmachicken240 Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC :frow:welcome
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  5. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Free Ranging

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    hello-smiley.gif Welcome to BYC!

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    Hope you get that colorful egg basket you've been dreaming of! ​
     
  6. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate
    Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
  7. Stonewall Acres

    Stonewall Acres Chirping

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    I am still trying to source out where I can get Marans, Americanas, Legbars, and some Olive Eggers in my part of Canada. The main hatcheries here are out of the equation as they require a minimum of 25 birds per order, and I have promised my husband that we should be only needing a flock of about 10. I would love to support a small local hatchery if (or should I say when) I find one.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    You could post on the "Canadians, check in here." forum and reach folks around your area. I know we have several members in Alberta.

    Welcome to Backyard Chickens.
     
  9. Stonewall Acres

    Stonewall Acres Chirping

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    Thanks for the tip! I will check that one out.
     

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