new from missouri

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jonih, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. jonih

    jonih Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all! We had buff orpingtons and white leghorns when I was a kid, and I've always looked forward to the day I buy my own place in the country. That day has come! So I'm starting my homesteading escapades. No chickens yet, I'm trying to decide what breeds I want to start with. Im thinking about ordering silver spangled hamburgs and anconas from mcmurray hatchery. Both breeds are reported to be quick and alert, a good trait since I plan to free range. I want birds that will be good layers, good fryers, and pretty. Also, I would love to have some hens that will set their own eggs since you always lose some free ranging. Any tips there? I'm all ears for any advice you can offer!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Google the Henderson Chicken Chart for a great breed resource, very fun to read
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    thasista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    LovePolish2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Missouri :)
     
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