New to raising chickens in KY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by REdwards82, Feb 21, 2017.

  1. REdwards82

    REdwards82 New Egg

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    Hi, I am Rachel I am a first year chicken raiser lol. Mine are stating laying eggs daily and I want to start hatching them, but I don't know anything about that. I get all different colored eggs. I never knew there was green eggs until mine started laying them lol.
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC, Rachel! Great to have you with us!

    Do you have a rooster? Do you want to hatch with an incubator or use a broody hen?
     
  3. REdwards82

    REdwards82 New Egg

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    Yes, I have 3 roosters and one is very active lol. I want to use a incubator. I want to be hands on and see them hatch. I am stay at home mom with my 8 month old daughter, so i have the time. This country life is new to me and i am loving it.
     
  4. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds good! Read the article Hatching 101. It's got a lot of great info!
     
  5. REdwards82

    REdwards82 New Egg

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    Thank you, I will for sure read it.
     
  6. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    post pictures, someone will be willing to identify your breeds.
     
  7. REdwards82

    REdwards82 New Egg

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    Okay that would be so great of you all. Thank you! Thank you! Its very kind of you all. I will go take pics and post them.
     
  8. TheKindaFarmGal

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  9. REdwards82

    REdwards82 New Egg

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    Okay, I will post them there. I am so glad I found this site I love it. Everyone is so nice and welcoming. Thank you
     
  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Rachel, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock! Looks like you've already received some great links so I'll just say best wishes, happy hatching, and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
     

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