Living in the city with chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lisa saliture, Dec 23, 2017.

  1. Lisa saliture

    Lisa saliture In the Brooder

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    I am Lisa and live in Wisconsin. We currently have 5 hens which we got last February. This is our second batch of chickens. The first time we ordered them and raised them about 4 years ago, we ordered 40! we didn't realize how much food and poop we would be dealing with!

    We have gotten smarter at raising chickens and this time just got the hens! The roosters are annoying and too loud for suburban neighborhoods. Plus, they are just too pushy with the hens and you really don't need roosters if you just want eggs:)

    We have sex links. three are the brown (Rhode Island Red) looking mix and two are white.

    I found back yard chickens about a year ago by doing many searches about various chicken issues like raising chicks, etc. I just joined the forum area here today.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Hi, Lisa, welcome to BYC, and a Merry Christmas to you and yours.
     
  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi Lisa and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    All the best

    Pork Pie
     
  4. Allie Grace Sanders

    Allie Grace Sanders Songster

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    Welcome to BYC Lisa! Merry Christmas!
     
  5. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
     
  6. MissNutmeg

    MissNutmeg Free Ranging

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    G'day! Welcome to BYC! So glad you could join us!!!!

    ~Meg :D
     
  7. MissNutmeg

    MissNutmeg Free Ranging

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    :welcome
     
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  8. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Lisa so enjoy all the site has to offer
     
  9. N F C

    N F C snowing & blowing

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    :welcome

    Hi Lisa, thanks for joining us!
     
  10. Hope Hughes

    Hope Hughes Crossing the Road

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    Hello:frow
    Welcome to BYC!!
    So glad to have you here!!
    Thanks for sharing your story!!
    There are many people on here that are ready to help in anyway they can!
    The learning center also has alot of great information on it as well!
    Enjoy!:wee
     

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