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Hi from Idaho

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tenfairytoes, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. tenfairytoes

    tenfairytoes Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I finally have chickens I had to move 2 states to get to a place where they were allowed yahoo! I have 16 chickens and I have been getting at least 8 eggs a day but usually it's 11. Think I am doing something right. 2 heat lamps lots of food that's my trick! They are also free range 24/7. Snow doesn't seem to bother them.

    I have a couple blue laced red Wyandottes, barred rocks, red stars, 1 Rhode Island Red, black stars, Buff Orpingtons and Auracna or Americana I don't know hot to spell it sorry. OH I just acquired 2 Sussex hens. I can't tell the eggs apart but I have tried to determine who's is who's. I can tell the stars eggs that's it. I had a hen lay on 4 eggs and all 4 hatched. They are cutie tootie chicks. This is my Blue laced red Rooster I think he's not so great. Opinions? Deciding if I should buy from the same person or buy from McMurtry's McMurry's? He's about a year now.
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  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Great selections. You are very lucky to have chickens that don't mind the snow. Mine won't step foot outside if there is snow on the ground. They will just stand in the doorway. :barnie
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    from California!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Roosters are usually easy to find - or at least easier than hens. You might check around locally and see if someone has too many roos. I have used Murray McMurray in the past with great success - love all the varieties. Good luck to you!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

    RubyRamona Out Of The Brooder

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    Where in Idaho are you? Have you checked Dunlap Hatchery in Caldwell? They are super friendly :)
     
  10. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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