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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by aarends32, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. aarends32

    aarends32 New Egg

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    Hello!
    I am a new member from Missouri. We currently do not have chickens, but are planning on getting some this spring. Any info would be greatly appreciated! Not sure what kind, how many, what age, basically anything! All we do know is we want to have a small to moderate amount of chickens to raise for eggs!! :)
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] First I think you should determine how many eggs you'd need a week for your family. Do you intend to give eggs to friends, family on a regular basis? add that to the total, plus any free eggs you'll give away to bribe neighbors not to complain about anything.. Do you plan on selling extras?

    Hen's aren't egg machines so sometimes you will be short and maybe other times a bonanza. Once you have a number in mind - post that in the thread and ask for recommendations of a breed or breeds that could provide it. These chicken people are really good, they could tell you how many hens you'll need etc.
     
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  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Hello, and Welcome to BYC!!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
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  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...so glad you joined BYC

    Cant wait to see pics of your new chickens. Good luck
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. thasista

    thasista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Kentucky[​IMG]

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  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  9. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio
     
  10. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hello [​IMG]
     

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