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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by moosegg, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. moosegg

    moosegg New Egg

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    I am looking to start raising some egg layers this coming spring. I have my coop all picked out and think I am going with Rhode Island reds. Any suggestions and tips would be appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and [​IMG] Glad you joined us!!![​IMG]
     
  3. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2012
    Palmetto, Georgia
    Rhode Island Red are great egg layers!!! If you start them now they should all be ready by spring that is if you are starting out with chicks.
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Great choice! Check out the Learning Center at the top - lots of great information about chickens in there. The only tip I can think of right now, is always build your coop bigger than you think you'll need it to be lol. Good luck :thumbsup
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California! I love RIR's!
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] to BYC! from Wisconsin. It is good you joined early you can get all sorts of good ideas about your chickens before you actually get them. At the top of the page there is a Breeds section where you can learn all about the different breeds and qualities.
     
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  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, moosegg, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! Since you're not getting your birds until spring you have plenty of time to get up to speed by browsing through and learning on BYC. Come spring you'll be a poultry expert. Best of luck to you!!
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Oregon & welcome to BYC. RIR are great. There are so many breeds to pick from :) My sexlink, white leg horns & black copper marans are great layers. There are a few areas you can look at on this site to learn about Breeds/eggs.
     

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