New member from NE Minnesota

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tbishop, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. tbishop

    tbishop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good morning everyone. My name is Tim. I am a new member here and just starting with poultry as we moved onto 5 acres late last summer. I have been planning what I wanted to do for 10 years (literally) and am jumping head first into things. Last weekend I purchased a small flock of 5 month barred rocks (9 hens, 1 roo) and 20 week-old chicks. I've also ordered 25 chanteclers for April. 6 Pilgrim geese for whenever they hatch, and turkeys- Narragansett and heritage crosses for June. I'm setting up the egg laying chickens in a 30X30 pen with a nice little shed in the middle. The turkeys and geese are going in hoop house tractors- turkeys in our oak woods and geese in the field next to ours. The extra roos (and possibly some cornish cross) will be in a small tractor until the time comes. We have people asking us about eggs already, but I don't want to count my eggs until they are laid. Thanks for having me.

    Tim B.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Tim, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Sounds like you are getting into chickens in a big way!! I think the breeds you chose you good ones for you cold climate. I'm getting into turkeys myself this spring. Make sure you visit the turkey link below - have fun and good luck!!

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

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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

    tbishop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the welcome. That turkey forum is a little addicting :).
     
  5. Manda07

    Manda07 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome Tim. I am also in Minnesota south of St. Cloud :) We are getting our chicks this weekend. I have learned so much here, I feel very prepared
     
  6. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Tim. welcome to BYC. So very glad that you have joined our community.
     
  8. 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!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you've joined us.
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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