New to BYC and farm fowl

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BSisco, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. BSisco

    BSisco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello all: my family and I bought a small 6 acre place a few years ago. When we moved here we had a rescue chicken (it was thrown out the window of a moving car in front of our old place). We didn't have a coop, but made do with a live trap and out building. One day she didn't come in at night, we figure an owl got her. Now my girls are in FFA and taking care of chickens once again. So long story short, we want more at home, along with some guineas, for eggs and pest control.

    I was wondering if anyone knew of somewhere I could find eggs to incubate and hatch out near the Cullman Alabama area. We are in the process of building our coop, but I kinda want to start now and hatch them out. I remember as a kid that the younger they were and the more my grandparents handled their birds the tamer they were. Thanks for all the help and advice. I'm sure I'll be back asking many more questions...
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Go to the "Social" forum and click on 'Where am I? Where are you!'. Locate the Alabama thread and hopefully someone there can help you locate some fertile eggs.
     
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, BSisco, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! I X2 what sourland said. Ebay is another good source. Best of luck and happy hatching!
     
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  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  5. hotrodflash

    hotrodflash Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!!
     
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  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
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  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Let me first say, thank you for saving that sweet soul! [​IMG] [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! So glad you joined us! You've come to the right place for all your chicken information! Enjoy!
     
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  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from a neighbor in Coffee County. Glad you joined us.
     
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