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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MrsHedgehog, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. Hi, all! I'm a suburban-raised girl married to a farm-raised boy; we live in a farming community with a very small parcel on the edge of a small town. We are contemplating making a home for a small (4-6 hens) flock of layers. Hubby has experience from his youth with meat birds - and it turned him vegetarian! Before we bring any live animals into the picture we wanted to get the feel for what we might be getting into. We are not shy about animal husbandry - I have horse farm experience and hubby has worked on dairy farms - so this is just about learning how to care for a different species.
     
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  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    :welcome

    There is loads of information in the learning center.

    Chickens are great fun, welcome to the adventure!
     
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  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    The same thing happened to my mother. She watched her father chop of FAR too many heads of chickens and to this day, she will not touch any meat. She claims it scarred her for life!! [​IMG]

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
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  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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  8. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    :welcome
     
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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Search the forums and question away - a wealth of information is contained in this site.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The Learning Center is a great education in itself.
     
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