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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jack Betz, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. Jack Betz

    Jack Betz New Egg

    Apr 28, 2016
    Good day.

    I would just like to introduce myself. My name is Jack Betz and I started farming with Boschveld chickens about a year ago. We breed, incubate and hatch Boschveld chickens which I then sell at different ages.

    I live in Great Brakriver, South Africa. I love the outdoors and spend free time fishing, diving, horse riding, cycling and adventure bike riding.

    I am looking forward to learn from this forum as much as possible about free range chickens
  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2016
    My Coop
    [​IMG]Great to have another poultry lover!
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Jack and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even if you have lots of experience)
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your country thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Jack. Hope you enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do.
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    It's nice to meet you Jack! It would be fun to see some photos of your birds, that's not a breed I'm familiar with.
  7. Jack Betz

    Jack Betz New Egg

    Apr 28, 2016
    Thank you everyone for all the welcome whishes. I will post some pics of my birds sometime. Or go and check out my website: www.sonadorchickens.co.za. Those are rather old photos but I will upload some new nice ones where you can see the bigger birds better. The Boschveld chickens was first bred by a South African by the name of Mike Bosch. He took three African chickens breeds namely the Matabele, Ovambo and Venda and bred a chicken that is suitable for our African conditions. They are very hardly and make great free range birds. Good meat birds and they also lay very well.

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