New from Ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dreamingbig, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. dreamingbig

    dreamingbig New Egg

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    Hi - just joined a few days ago. We are in the process of buying a house. The owner is relocating and has offered to leave their five layers, a pair of mating turkeys (Bourbon Reds) and a hive of bees. We have never raised chicken or turkeys (or bees) so I am trying to educate myself very quickly! I am overwhelmed!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, dreamingbig, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Sounds like you have a little homework to do! Below are a few links that will get you up to speed. Poultry keeping need not be complicated - but a little homework never hurt anyone. Most importantly, have fun!

    This link is the Learning Center - it will give you all the basic info on care and maintenance of your chickens.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    As you have hens, here is the egglaying thread:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/18/chicken-behaviors-and-egglaying

    And here is the thread turkey keepers use - read up and ask questions as they arise:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/20/turkeys
     
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  3. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California, redsoxs has given you great advice.
     
  9. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from SW Ohio...so glad you joined BYC
    Best of luck with all your new animals and activities
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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