New to all of this

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GreekChicky, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. GreekChicky

    GreekChicky New Egg

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    Hello everyone,
    I am new to all of this. I was born and raised in the Philadelphia area where I thought my food came from the grocery store and I had no idea where food actually came from. I moved up to north-central Pennsylvania about six years ago and now my husband, three children, and I are looking at getting some backyard dual purpose chickens.
     
  2. Joshua G

    Joshua G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and [​IMG]
    Barred Rocks are a VERY popular dual-purpose breed.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    Excellent! Raising your own food can be very rewarding and healthy for you. You are going to really enjoy keeping a flock of chickens and will never look back to store bought eggs or meat again.

    You might do some reading in the learning center and the meat birds section here on BYC for some tips and hints on raising, keeping and processing your birds in the future....

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/21/meat-birds-etc

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/category/chicken-breeds

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy all your poultry ventures!
     
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  4. GreekChicky

    GreekChicky New Egg

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    Yes my husband I were looking into this breed. We were also looking at the Rhode Island red. I hear they're very good for our climate and they're good dual-purpose bird.
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Good luck with your future flock :)
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you here with us [​IMG]




    Raising your own food is such a good feeling [​IMG]
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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

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