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Little JJ's Chicken Farm!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LittleJJs, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. LittleJJs

    LittleJJs In the Brooder

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    So our family has jumped into chickens! With all that is going on in the world, I have felt lead (compelled) by God to take care of my family independent from Wal-mart...so here goes.

    Tonight we bought 6 hens about 9 weeks old (pouletts?) - 3 are RIRs, 2 are a mix of RIR and Barred Rock we think, i'm not familiar with, and one is a Red Star....I'm sure I will figure it all out shortly (yea right).

    We homeschool and have a large family, so this is the beginning of a family farm. My oldest is the accountant - the two middle girls will keep tabs on the chicks daily, feed water, care, and log it all. And my boys will do all the heavy work with dad (building a new coop and run, composting, and prepping for a garden.

    My girls will be posting on here, asking questions and trying to learn as much as possible, because this isn't a dad project, but a family project. We will post photos and keep updated on our progress.

    As of right now our plan is to get the coop done by 1 Feb - and get 15 more chicks in late Feb for laying hens and some for meat.

    Wish us luck!

    God Bless!
    Little JJ's
     

  2. [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, LittleJJs, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Love the "independent from Walmart" line! [​IMG] Amen to that! I wish you well on your poultry journey - BYC is here to help if ever you have questions - good luck to you!
     
  5. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Songster

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    [​IMG] from Ohio
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hey, tell JJ [​IMG]. Good luck with your poultry venture.
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

  8. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined.
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
  10. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Songster

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    Welcome to the BYC flock!
     

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