hi! I'm new I have been raising chickens for about 20 years

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  1. spec4ever

    spec4ever In the Brooder

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    I stumbled on this blog by looking for an incubator. I saw a post about feeding chickens raw rice. I wanted to respond by saying that I work with a very nice person who told me that in china where she grew up the chickens eat rice all the time and encouraged me to feed mine rice. I think I raise chickens for eggs but the truth is I love watching their antics and I rarely gather the eggs fast enough.
    I am learning to grow fodder for them and they are learning to eat rice :) I have 27 hens and one rooster I have no idea what kind they are. They are red in color and lay brown eggs that is the extent of my knowledge.. that may seem sad to some of you but it doesn't matter their heritage to me at this time in my life. We are currently homeschooling and thought it might be fun to try to hatch some of the eggs
     
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  3. Clemmy

    Clemmy Chirping

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    welcome! im new too and I love it!

    :woot:welcome
     
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  4. rjohns39

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
     
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    Plip Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you here!
     
  6. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to the Backyard chickens family, always room for more poultry lovers.
     
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  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Hello! Thanks for joining us. Hope you have a good hatch!
     
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  10. Lins_BE

    Lins_BE Songster

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    :welcome Welcome! My peeps should hatch tomorrow or the day after. It’s a wonderfull experience so please do try it with the kids!
     
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