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Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Alby, Jan 27, 2016.

  1. Alby

    Alby New Egg

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    I am new to backyard chickens. We are only allowed to have 7 per household. I have 7 seven but have an empty lot next door and so I am thinking another 7 would then be permitted. Fully enjoy the ones I have now. three cochins, two austrolorps and two Plymouth barred rocks.

    Have had these birds two years in March 2016. Wanting to learn more. Just been flying by the seat of my pants so far. Was shocked by how long it takes from molt and resumption of egg production.

    Alby
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Alby and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. There are lots of resources at the learning centre and you can search for threads on topics that interest you, or find peeps in your state - both can be found by typing in the search box. We are a friendly bunch and members like to help each other out so don't be shy in asking any questions!

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Alby, welcome to BYC. Now that day length is increasing so should the egg production of your birds.
     
  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Welcome Alby!!!
     
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Thanks for joining us!
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Molting is a dramatic event for chickens.
     

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