Making A Move

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by harmons02, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. harmons02

    harmons02 New Egg

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    Hi~

    I am hoping to get a little advice...We are considering a move to Montana and are hoping to keep chickens and maybe a very small herd of cattle, a couple of goats, bees, etc... My biggest question is, if for the first couple of years we only wanted to stay during spring, summer and fall, would it make sense, or even be possible and reasonable to cull my flock in the fall and keep the meat, then start new in the spring with some chicks to raise for meat and buy laying hens? Trying to figure out all of the logistics of only living there part of the year, but wanting to keep animals. Any advice or help would be great! Thank you!
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Well the pullets will take 5 to 6 months to start laying after hatching.
     

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