New member- very excited :-)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Westcoaster87, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. Westcoaster87

    Westcoaster87 In the Brooder

    Hello!

    We started working our 4 acres in Mission, BC last year with ambitions of creating a sustainable, producing property for our small family. In ways of poultry we currently have 14 ISA Brown layers and 1 Copper Maran rooster. We hope to add heritage meat chickens and heritage turkeys by this Spring. Any breed suggestions and info would be very welcome!

    I have spent a great deal on Backyard Chickens and look forward to actively participating on the forum :)

    Happy 2014!
     
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  3. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop

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  4. Westcoaster87

    Westcoaster87 In the Brooder

    Thank you for the warm welcome!

    And thank you for the link cluckcluckgirl :) I've thrown up a post- I look forward to the good feedback :)
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hi there[​IMG], and welcome to BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your homesteading.
     
  7. WhiteLeghorn2

    WhiteLeghorn2 Songster

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    Hi, and welcome to B.Y.C.!!! This is a great website to get advice from other chicken keepers. And to answer your question, I'd really recommend Black Australorp hens. They are AMAZING layers of large brown eggs, and they (Depending on the individual, just like humans) are very sweet and friendly to humans. Again, glad to have you here!
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  8. KyleG

    KyleG The Champ Himself

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    I Agree! not only are they friendly, but Ausrtalorps are reliable hardy birds. Good luck and a warm welcome to BYC!
     
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  9. BrendaJ

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    Hello from Oregon & welcome to BYC :)
     

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