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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by R and T, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. R and T

    R and T Just Hatched

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    We are new to Tennessee, new to BYC and new to raising chickens. Currently we have 4 girls, two of which are laying eggs and two are 4 month old pullets. We would like to raise Speckled Sussex hens but can not find a seller? How do we go about this?
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls I'll be back after Christmas Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi there and :welcome

    You could start by asking the people in this THREAD.

    Have you checked the online hatcheries?
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You could even join your state thread and see if anyone has them. Check out the breed thread to learn more about them - and learn good quality from bad. Member Redsoxs knows a lot about them.
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome! That's a whole lot of "new", how exciting. Speckled sussex are gaining popularity to the point some retailers include them in their sorting chick sales, but in many areas mail order,breeder or private seller are the only sources to be found
     
  5. MrsKris

    MrsKris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome!
     
  6. jeanaq

    jeanaq Just Hatched

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens! Good luck with your chickens!
     
  7. vachick15

    vachick15 Overrun With Chickens

    :welcome
     
  8. R and T

    R and T Just Hatched

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    We like the Duck
     
  9. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted

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    Welcome to byc!!! It's great to have you!
     
  10. MrsChickens

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    Hi - thinking about relocating to Crossville and cannot find info on poultry restrictions. What areas are poultry restricted? What areas are poultry allowed? I don't want to buy property where I cannot relocate my flock with me. thanks. On the Speckled Sussex, I'd contact the online hatcheries. They hatch frequently throughout the year.
     

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