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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by burnout95, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. burnout95

    burnout95 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone. This is my first time raising chicken's. IV been disabled now for about 3 years. IV been looking for something to do to occupy my time and that wasn't a lot of work and maybe make a few bucks to boot. I started with 4 red rangers rosters and to day I picked up my first hens today. I now have 6 rosters and 6 four month old Road Island reds. I just started this two days ago so IV been doing a lot of building and learning everything I can. But I still have a lot of questions. But I half to say my kids has loved helping me and IV been having a ball I wish I dine this sooner. But even though I just started and just learning I think I have made my birds happy with there living arrangements. But please any advice yall could give me would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Are you planning to eat all the roosters? I ask because a rooster can handle 10 hens, any less and the hens get overbred and damaged. Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  3. chickenslave2

    chickenslave2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC!

    I agree chickens are great to be around.

    What questions do you have?
     
  4. burnout95

    burnout95 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry for the delay. I forgot to get chick feed today and now I can't get any till Monday. So I'm feeding them corn mill till then and I'm hoping that will be alright with that.
     
  5. burnout95

    burnout95 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry for sending my reply in a private message.
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us and this certainly is the right place for everything chicken!

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even if you have lots of experience)
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. burnout95

    burnout95 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all the info.
     
  8. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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