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My First Flock!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Amandagail82, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Amandagail82

    Amandagail82 Hatching

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    I bought my first peeps May 1st. I received 10 hens and 2 roosters. They are all the barred rock breed. I have lost one of my hens to a doggy getting to personal with his food so now I have 9 hens. I enjoy my chickens a lot. They have not started to lay yet but since they are 17 weeks old I'm hoping it is right around the corner. Getting prepared for the day and giving them extras in the evening so they have more protein to produce plenty of yummy eggs. I keep them in the pen in the morning with lots of grain so they will eat their fill, and I let them loose towards noon. They free range the rest of the day, haven't seen a grasshopper all year!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    [​IMG] they would be in grasshopper heaven here, if you take a step a cloud of them fly up. I am not thrilled [​IMG]
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    ChirpyChicks1 Songster 5 Years

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  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas and a belated [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us!
     

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