New small flock raiser in E.TN

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KCjones865, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. KCjones865

    KCjones865 Just Hatched

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    So me and my daughter are raising 3 barred rock 1 of em is a rooster and 2 black Australorp hens. So far so good. I've read alot on this site and many others over the last 8 months or so. Our austrlops are new this week actually and what I've heard about the barred rock is true bossy bossy girls. But anyway happy to be on here hope I meet some good folks. Kurt
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Kurt, welcome to BYC. Good luck with your flock.
     
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  3. KCjones865

    KCjones865 Just Hatched

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    Thanks we love our chickens and fresh eggs!
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi, Kurt and welcome aboard! Great to hear that your flock is doing well and giving you eggs - nothing more satisfying.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  6. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
     
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  7. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi Kurt, it's nice to have you here! Glad you are enjoying your flock, chickens are a lot of fun (and the eggs are great too)!
     
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  8. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! [​IMG] Its great to have you!
     
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  9. KCjones865

    KCjones865 Just Hatched

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    Thanks y'all! [​IMG]
     
  10. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    A word of advice, you will want to get a few more hens. Each rooster (especially youngsters just coming into their own) require a bare minimum of 5-6 but preferably 8-10 hens, to prevent overmating.
     
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