New Member - Central Ontario

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by scientistfarmer, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. scientistfarmer

    scientistfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all !


    I am new to the forums, I just build my chicken coop on the weekend, I modified one of the designs I found on here and I will be posting that as soon as I get the pain and roof done !

    I will be starting off with about 8 chickens. I plan on going with some sort of excellent layer like a Rhode Island and mixing them up with two Silkie (if I can find any in my area)

    About me -

    My wife and I have a small 10 Acre farm. I am a Scientist by day and a farmer by night. I love my tractor and I can't wait to start getting Farm fresh eggs !
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. sweetpea0101

    sweetpea0101 New Egg

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    Brrr! Central Ontario must be cold! You mentioned that you are starting off with 8 chickens, are you also purchasing chicks?
     
  6. scientistfarmer

    scientistfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    It sure is cold during the winter. I made sure to insulate my chicken coop so that my little egg layers will manage.

    I am starting off Brand new- Never done this before so I am currently on the search for the Silkies. The larger more popular egg layers are usually on sale the the local farmers co-op. I would like to try and start the chickens from 1 dayers.
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to the poultry venture and to BYC.
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, scientistfarmer, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Good luck to you and your flock!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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