It's Just the Beginning

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by belleschicks, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. belleschicks

    belleschicks New Egg

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    Well I have always (ever since I can remember) wanted a farm. I live in town, so I can't have any farm animals, including chickens. So I have been content with just having a big garden, until my grandmother told me I could keep chickens on her land. This spring I finally got my first chickens. It was a rough first, 16 died in the first three weeks and then ten were killed by wild dogs, the rest were meat bird (rather thin) that we processed in June. September I order 16 Brown Leghorn hens, 52 Freedom Rangers and I also received 1 Dominique hen (I think). So far, only one has died, I ran over it with the chicken tractor. I am hoping to expand to goats and other livestock as soon as I can find land in my price range and out of the city.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! :~D
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the site and best of luck with your second flock!
     
  7. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Welcome and enjoy!
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  8. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Best of luck with your second flock!
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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