help !! Im new !!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by juanmontoya1986, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. juanmontoya1986

    juanmontoya1986 New Egg

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    Hey , So my girlfriend and I decided to do the country thing and raise chickens. I am building a chicken tractor and was wondering what kind of idea you migth have to share since you migth have more experince doing this type of thing, we are mainly doing this for a past time and to have some fresh eggs on a daily basis , my girlfriend bakes a lot and we are tired of buying store eggs. any input would be great , type of breeds and bulding suggestions or any other suggestion you migth have for a newby with chickens .

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  2. Fluffballs

    Fluffballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Sorry, I can't help you with the chicken tractor thing.[​IMG] But someone should be able to!
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leghorns and rhode island reds are good layers, but so are many other breeds. The breeds section here is a good place to learn about the breeds.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Visit the learning center tab and search for tractor ideas. For breeds, if you want lots of brown eggs, you'll need some production reds, gold comets, red star (all the same thing) and Dominique or Barred-rock, red or black sex-links, etc.
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    You can visit the coops page at the very top. You can get some good ideas there.

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  9. juanmontoya1986

    juanmontoya1986 New Egg

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    Thanks for the info, will look in those areas!
     
  10. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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