Hi from Elemental Farms

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ElementalFarms, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. ElementalFarms

    ElementalFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey there, my wife and I started raising chickens in April. We have 64 laying hens/roosters and also raised 150 broilers to put in the freezer. We have fed non-gmo ration to them all from day one. Our flock has had very few problems. For our layers we use the "chickshaw" plans from Abundant Permaculture on Youtube.

    We currently have Barred Rock, Black Australorp, Rhode Island Red, New Hampshire Red, Black Wyandotte, and a Welsummer rooster.
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    The broilers were in Salatin style pens and moved daily.

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    When we're done with the broilers, we put the pens up on cinder blocks for protection from hawks.
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  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under ElementalFarms [​IMG] Welcome!

    Great pics!

    I hope you enjoy BYC. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    Thanks for the pictures and an interesting intro! Nice, healthy looking birds you have.
     
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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  5. whoop whoop

    whoop whoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Very nice looking land you have there, lot of room for chooks
     
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  6. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your birds look good and healthy! Welcome to the BYC flock, it is nice to meet you [​IMG]
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]You must have a pretty large freezer for all those broilers.
     
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  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hi there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am quite sure you will just love it here, so pull up a chair and make yourself at home here! Welcome to the family! :frow
     
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  9. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Glad you joined us! Your flock looks very healthy and happy. It seems you have a good set up. [​IMG]
     
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  10. ElementalFarms

    ElementalFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you to everyone for the warm welcome. We love raising chickens and connecting with our food.
     

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