Hello to everyone from Mid-Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ACurtis076, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. ACurtis076

    ACurtis076 New Egg

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    Hey there, just wanted to say Hi to everyone here. My family and I are new to chickens, but I think we are doing pretty good so far. We have 2 Ida Red hens, a Bantum Rooster named Rowdy who loves to chase the kids, and 3 Barred Rocks, supposedly 2 hens and 1 rooster but I'm not sure. We are slowly expanding as we go. Hopefully next spring we will hatch a couple of Barred Rocks, we need a couple more layers and I think it would be a great learing experience for the kids. We free range the small flock as much as possible when we are home. Well I look forward to sharing experiences with everyone and getting advice when needed. Hope to hear from you all soon.
     
  2. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Good luck with your hatching next spring. :D

    Free ranging is the awesome way to go... and also a bit of a touchy topic round here, our chickens and our vegetable patch don't really mix very well. :lau
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. dam danny

    dam danny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you will do just fine the barred is one of the best brooder egg layer and meat bird out thir if you go to missing one this spring don`t get to upset see the bared like to go off find a buckit a sit she will come back with a nice cluch of bitty`s
     
  5. PamelaTX

    PamelaTX Out Of The Brooder

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    Adorable little boy hugging that chicken in your profile picture!!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, ACurtis076, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Best of luck to you and your birds!!
     
  8. tjbeckman

    tjbeckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI, we are in Mid Michigan too! Just getting started as well. Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  9. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome! We free range our birds about half the time, and we have had a one time big loss, but really enjoy having the birds out and about. So, we make sure our corgi stays out with them on free range days! Those yolks are prettier for it!
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     

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