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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by saint, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. saint

    saint Hatching

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    Am new here and excited to meet you all. Well I''ve been with my birds for over 5 years though as pets and recently decided I wanted to start a full time egg production. Your topics and comments keeps me coming back. Thanks a lot.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. If you want sheer egg production, you need to go with either White Leghorns (for white eggs) or Sex Links (for brown eggs). These are the hens used by commercial laying houses for a reason; they consistently churn out over 300 eggs per year per bird. Sex Links are calmer than White Leghorns, and although they are marketed under a lot of different labels, there are really only two basic varieties, Black and Red Sex Links. I have had both the Blacks and Reds, and personally prefer the Black Sex Links as they have been friendlier and laid slightly better in really cold winter weather than my Red Sex Links, but both varieties are egg laying machines. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your egg production off and running.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    This is the place to be when you own poultry!

    Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock!
     
  4. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Songster

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    Welcome from the Ocean State!
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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