New and chickenless.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wvmom24, May 22, 2011.

  1. wvmom24

    wvmom24 New Egg

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    Hi,
    I am new here, trying to get educated in the ways of chickens. [​IMG] I am considering free range chickens for our place, and would love any advice you could give me. What I am considering are Freedom Ranger chickens if anyone has any thoughts on that. I look forward to looking around here for sage advice. Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  2. epignosisjs

    epignosisjs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Florida!
    Alas, I too am without birds. I joined BYC for the same reason and have found the members to be very helpful, patient and friendly. I'm sure you will, too!

    Good luck with your future flock!
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  3. I4Him

    I4Him Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to the obsession! It won't be that long and you won't be able to remember what life was like before chickens!

    6 austrolorps, 6 quail antwerps, 8 amaraucanas, 4 cochins, 2 isa browns, 1 polish crested (just for fun), 1 salmon favorolle, 3 speckled sussex, 2 autralian spotted ducks, 2 white runner ducks, 1 magpie muscovy duck [​IMG]

    We started with 10 chicks.
     
  4. zoo357

    zoo357 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from NW Indiana
    the obsession has started. Be sure to ask other members about chicken math.....[​IMG]
     
  5. DuckyGurl

    DuckyGurl Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] Yes you would be surprised about chicken math! LOL! Have fun, and good for you for researching before taking the plunge!
     
  6. marylael

    marylael New Egg

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    Hello,
    I am new to this backyard chicken business! I have 3 Rhode Island Red hens, all supposedly about the same age, yet only one of them lays eggs. She has been giving me a nice small brown egg each day for a month, but her buddies refuse. I have 2 cats who used to really "eye' those chickens, but now are resigned to the fact they can not have them. If you have any ideas why the other 2 girls aren't producing, please let me know. I love the website![​IMG]
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Can't help with the Freedom Rangers, we just butchered our Cornish X's today. [​IMG]
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
     
  9. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Good for you for doing the research first! Welcome to BYC -- you'll find tons of helpful info on here to help you choose what breed of chicken is right for you & your situation, and how best to protect them and give them a safe, secure place to live. Ready, set, READ! [​IMG]
     
  10. GLBRWyans

    GLBRWyans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Louisiana .
     

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