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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Buck man, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. Buck man

    Buck man Hatching

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    Hey yall I'm a new member. I have had chickens for quite some time now but more recently I have gotten into free range chickens for my family's sake. If anyone could help me with information on free ranging meat chickens that would be great. Also there is a high demand for free range chickens in my area (Friends and family) so I'm thinking of starting a small flock of free range meat chickens 40 to 60 at a time . Thanks for your help
     
  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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    Hello[​IMG] and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    So glad you joined! Sorry, but I don't know anything very useful about raising meat hens and all. But I'm sure some on here can answer your question!
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    I don't know of anyone that free ranges meat birds. Mainly they don't move around from the feeder, and secondly they would be picked off easily by predators. Too heavy to fly and not fast or bright enough to run for cover. I am thinking of Cornish x birds, maybe the kind of meaties you will get are more athletic.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  8. 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!

    Good luck with your flock and welcome to ours!
     
  9. 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.
     

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