New to back yard chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Naturegal, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Naturegal

    Naturegal Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes I am new to all this chicken thing. But I promised my grandsons we would have chickens for this summer. So here I am . I have been reading everything I have time for. I know I want about 10 to 15 chickens. I have a wonderful coop that is large enough for 10 chickens. I only want egg layers, as I know we would never kill one and eat it. I have no idea what type of rooster to buy, if any. I want quiet, friendly chickens. that lay nice fat eggs.I live in Putnum Vally New York. Kisses to all.[​IMG]
     
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  2. StelleKitten

    StelleKitten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really like my barred rock hen, she is nice and lays very pretty brown eggs. Welcome to BYC, glad to see you here and I hope that you find what you are looking for with this site!
     
  3. KaysKoop

    KaysKoop Out Of The Brooder

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    You really don't need a rooster unless you want to raise chickens. Our Bard Rock is my wife's favorite. She is a great layer and just a pet. She is the first to greet us and always wants a handout. We can not pick her up and hold her. Our no. 1 pick.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Naturegal, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Best wishes to you and your poultry plans!!
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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