hey all

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fishy steve, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. fishy steve

    fishy steve In the Brooder

    hey everybody, just joined, have came here quite ofton for advice, and found it by searching the forums, figured i would finally join. a little about me, i live in cenrtal ontario cananda, i have bin raising ringneck pheasants for years, and have also gotton into raising chickens, the last 2 years. currently i am breeding a light brahma rooster, with red sexlink hens, and have got 8 chicks that i am raising from them, they are about a month old now. we also have 2 horses. and now i have turned a new page in the farming book, and have decided to pick up a free billy goat that was posted on kijiji... everything i have read has said not to start with a billy goat, but it was free, and he's only 6 months old, so figure he's a good one to give a try... so will see how this goes LOL
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. The first breed I ever raised were Light Brahmas (about 50 years ago), and they were gentle giants. Red Sex Links are hardy, egg laying machines. I raised them for years, and along with my Black Sex Links, they were my best layers, consistently churning out more than 300 eggs per hen per year. You are going to get loads of eggs from those two girls. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sounds like you have a very nice little farm going up there!

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask.

    Welcome to our flock!
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

    Feb 18, 2011
  6. mariadm

    mariadm Hatching

    Sep 23, 2014
    Hi everyone i have two black and white 15 lbs ducks dont know what breed any idea
  7. fishy steve

    fishy steve In the Brooder

    probably muscovies
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Lots of chicken people have goats - have heard that a "non neutered male" really smells., and are usually de-horned because they can be rambunctious (to say the least). Goats are also great escape artists. Be prepared for anything.
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    This is a New Member section and most of us have chickens and don't know much about ducks. I would suggest posting this on our duck section at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks and letting our duck experts there help you. Good luck.
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help

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