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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JulieFS, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. JulieFS

    JulieFS Out Of The Brooder

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    New to BYC
    Have peacocks and new to chicken farmin'
    Have 14 chickens...no eggs yet - they're still young
    My peahen has laid 11 eggs so far this month!!! AMAZED! My Mister Peacock is only a year old so no babies possible yet [​IMG]
    Wondering how much coop space 13 hens and one rooster need???
     
  2. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2011
    Wilmington
    Hi from NC [​IMG]
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. They need 4 sq feet of indoor coop space. [​IMG]
     
  4. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But... you may want more space... 'cause you may want more girls! So much fun! Welcome from NC!
     
  5. JulieFS

    JulieFS Out Of The Brooder

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    THANKS!!! I have more than that, but it seems so small... I guess I just like my space! [​IMG]
    Keep the advice coming!!!
     
  6. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. whiteflare

    whiteflare Out of the blue

    Mar 13, 2011
    Sydney
    Hullo Julie [​IMG] [​IMG] from Australia.
    I love young chickens [​IMG] Aren't they adorable? Especially so when they begin to grow larger but still keep their baby voice and baby combs. [​IMG]
    Well, I agree with chicken mom, you'll want a bit of space in there, but free ranging the birds is great. That's what we do, and they have the coop for the night. It means we only have to feed them once a day: they'll pick up great stuff, bugs, grass, etc. and basically fend for themselves. It's saving us a lot on food [​IMG]

    Hope to see you more around the forum.
     
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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    Colorado Springs, Co
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  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & welcome from Louisiana!
     

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