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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by farmboss, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. farmboss

    farmboss Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone
    I am not new to chickens I have had them all my life but I am getting ready to get started with a good quality heratige breed and I thought this is a good place to learn and get started
    Any advice on breeds or any other info would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. farmboss

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    I am thinking of Rhode Island reds the dark kind seems all the hatcheries around here has rir but they don't look right they are too light in color does anyone know where to get the good ones[​IMG]
     
  3. farmboss

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    Am I using this properly or am I in the wrong place
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  5. farmboss

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    Kelsie2290
    I am very uneducated on this thing
    And if you are a person I thank you for the help[​IMG]
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    Definitely check out the links that Kelsie2290 linked to. You won't find true Rhode Island Reds from any hatchery, only from breeders.

    Good luck in your search for heritage Rhode Island Reds!
     
  7. farmboss

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    Thank you so much you guys seem to be a pretty friendly bunch of folks
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  9. farmboss

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    Thank you
    Just wish I could use the site better
    But that comes with practice
     
  10. Honey B

    Honey B Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! Good luck with the breeding project.
     

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