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Hi from Brisbane, Australia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Anastacia, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Anastacia

    Anastacia New Egg

    Jan 25, 2012
    Hello, from sunny Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

    I live in an inner-city suburb and my husband and I have just decided to get chooks.

    We start our chook adventure on the weekend by clearing space in our yard which means a far bit of hard work on our part but so worth it. We have a coop in mind which is made by a local supplier and then the following we'll take our kids along to choose some point of lay hens. Our plan is to get 3 point of lay and rescue 2 battery hens who are heading to the cull. I'm sure I'll be on here with lots of questions..... but for now it's clearing space for our girls.
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  3. OCpeep

    OCpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2012
    Orange County, CA

    Hi from sunny California! Glad you can join us! I'd love to visit Australia one day. It's on my bucket list. We just got our chicks yesterday and are working on a coop and run too. Have fun with your project!
  4. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2012
    Welcome, Anastacia.

    Maybe you use different terms in Australia, the land of the great Australorp, than we do in the United States, but what are point of lay hens? Or maybe I am just am not familiar with that term.

    Thank you.
  5. CountryRoosterUSA

    CountryRoosterUSA Chillin' With My Peeps

  6. Anastacia

    Anastacia New Egg

    Jan 25, 2012
    I've just learn't about Point of Lay myself, doing my research on what to get. Point of Lay means buying hens that are ready to lay. Choices offered are day old chicks or Point of Lay hens. We are impatient and want eggs now! We'll go down the chick route later.

    Thanks for the welcome.
  7. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    [​IMG] from Ohio
  8. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2011
    Rison, Arkansas
    Welcome to BYC from Arkansas, USA
  9. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
  10. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC. Glad you joined! [​IMG]


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