New little farmer

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by reecey, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. reecey

    reecey Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone and thank you for letting me join. I have been reading lots of threads but never actually joined. I'm new to SEQLD and new to chickens. I have about 10-15 different breeds that we feed but we can't bring ourselves to eat the eggs lol I know it's silly but it's mind over matter. It's just something nice for us and the kids to do on our property. We also have geese. 1 of our chickens just hatched 3 babies so that's our excitement right now lol. I'm sure you will see more of me posting questions on the forum and I will apologise now for any silly questions I ask and believe me there will be questions lol xx
     
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Hi.
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    If it helps you want to eat their eggs, think of the eggs you buy in the grocery store as being from 5-6 birds confined to little tiny pens, so small that one bird cannot spread her wings, living in noise, filth and constant bright lights (don't think that "free-range" birds necessarily have it much better) - as opposed to the birds you nurture and see every day, where you know what they eat and their state of health. It really is mind over matter at the beginning, after that you will never believe you preferred store-bought.
     
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  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
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  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Love that shot! [​IMG]
     
  6. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get where you are coming from. My mother is refusing to eat any eggs we get, she says it freaks her out. Welcome to the site, I'm glad you have joined us!
     
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  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, reecey, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Good luck to you and your flock!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] if it's any comfort, if you don't have a rooster the eggs cannot be fertile (no chicks inside)- my friend has had various house chickens over the past 20 plus years and she never eats the eggs either

    Maybe a neighbor would like them.
     
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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  10. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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