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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by vsherril, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. vsherril

    vsherril Hatching

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    Hey All,
    Not new to chickens but haven't had any for a long time. Just bought a 6.5 acre farm that I am fixing up back in November. I got the barn fixed late August and just bought some chickens to start my livestock. I have 13 pullets that should start laying in December. The guy I bought the first 3 from told me they were Dominiques but when I bought the next 10 the gal I bought them from showed me the difference between Barred Rock and Dominiques and that is when I saw I had Barred Rocks. So I now have 13 Barred Rocks. I just finished up their pen area in the barn. They have lots of space (8x17). I am going to start working on their nest boxes next. Anyway, don't remember what else should go in the post, oh, came to this site looking for plans for a chicken tractor. Saw some nice plans. Fall break now and maybe if my grandsons and I get done with the nest boxes I can get them to help me with starting the chicken tractor. Lots of work to do around the place so who knows.
    Nice to meet you all.
    Vic
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! Have you seen our chicken tractors section yet? You might see lots of ideas here...https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/chicken-tractors-mobile-chicken-coop-designs

    And while you are doing some reading, you might also stop by our learning center too. Lots of good articles on keeping your new flock...https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Enjoy this new journey you are on! If you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock and enjoy your Barred Rocks!
     
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  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! TwoCrows gave you some nice links to check out! Congratulations on your new farm, and good luck with the flock!
     
  5. 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.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC, Vic. Glad you decided to join our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your Barred Rocks.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    Hi Vic, nice to meet you. Hope you enjoy checking out the many interesting forums on BYC. Always a pleasure to welcome new people to the flock.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     

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