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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pvill, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. Pvill

    Pvill New Egg

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    Hi, I live in cal., lower sierra nevada mtns. There are many preditors where I live..
    I wana create a supply of eggs for myself and a few friends..
    I was thinkn 4 hens and a male.. I have all winter to plan, and I wana provide a safe, happy, comfortable life for them... Any words of advice would be appreciated.[​IMG]

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. Sounds like you're off to a great start!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  4. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Good luck with your future flock! BYC is the right place to go for chicken-raising advice! Just be aware that you'll probably discover more breeds and such herem and your planned flock of five, will likely grow to at least eight. Just a heads up.
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] You got some good advice already! Have a browse through the Breeds section to give you an idea of what's available and their characteristics and the Coops section for housing ideas. If you have a predator situation I'd suggest you use hardware cloth. I hear it's very good at keeping beasties, like raccoons, out. Enjoy!
     
  7. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...so glad you joined
     
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Hens will lay eggs without a rooster. If you want a rooster, it's normally recommended 10 hens per 1 rooster.
     
  9. Carcajou

    Carcajou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

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