New member from Colorado

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cballiu, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. cballiu

    cballiu In the Brooder

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    Hi there. I've been raising small numbers of chickens for about 8 years. Have some questions an thought this would be a good group to learn from.
     
  2. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging


    Hello and welcome to BYC!


    Hello and welcome to BYC! Have you been to our learning center yet? They have some great articles to read, here is the link to it, https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center.

    If you have any questions feel free to ask, someone is always around to answer any questions you may have!

    Also if you need anything or have questions about your new ones this thread is really good, https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-raise-baby

    if you would like to post pictures of your chicks you can do so here, https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/39/pictures-stories-of-my-chickens. We all love seeing new chickens.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! Definitely stop by our learning center for lots of good articles on caring for your flock. If you have any further questions, feel free to ask.

    Welcome to our flock!
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I live in colorado too!!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. X3 on stopping by our Learning Center. If you have any specific questions, just post them on the forum and I'm sure you'll get lots of replies. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  7. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Songster

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    Welcome from the Ocean State!
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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  10. cballiu

    cballiu In the Brooder

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    I've been raising chickens for several years. It's been mostly hit and miss. I've had a variety of breeds but 2 years ago bought Buff Brahman, Gold-laced Wyandotttes, Partridge Wyandottes and Mille Fleur D'uccle bantam chicks. I still have some of those. However I have 9 hens and 7 roosters which is way too many roosters. They're just so pretty I hate to kill them for the stew pot. My chickens free-range during the day and I currently have 3 hens broodying. But nothing has hatched this year. I don't know if they give up and leave - I haven't kept track very well. So I bought a used incubator yesterday and I'm going to try to get more serious about hatching. What do other people do with the excess roosters?

    Thanks for the welcome to the group.
     

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