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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by roxierockette, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. roxierockette

    roxierockette New Egg

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    We live on two acres with horses and a barn and about 20 "wild" chickens that came with the place. They go wherever they want and sleep in the trees at night. I find eggs laying around here and there, but I never know how long they have been there, so we don't eat them. I want to build a coop to keep some of the chickens in, so that we can "domesticate" them and have a more traditional setup. I also need to thin out the flock--it is about half roosters, which is pretty hard on the hens. Looking forward to interacting with all of you.
     
  2. CrystalWho

    CrystalWho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I know how to see if a egg is good or not. get a glass big enough for the egg to fit easily in, and fill it with water. if the egg floats, it's bad. if it sinks, it's good. hope it helps!
     
  3. Fierlin1182

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    Hello and :welcome
    I've never heard of someone keeping wild chickens before, so I wouldn't know how it would turn out. I'm interested in hearing more! Anyhow, good luck with whatever you're planning!
    Enjoy the site, see you round. :D
     
  4. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Yep, that's a good one, always found it to be reliable! :D :)welcome too! :p)
     
  5. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi & Welcome!!!
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  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. Fluffballs

    Fluffballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! I hope they "domesticate" well![​IMG]
     
  8. roxierockette

    roxierockette New Egg

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    Thanks to all, especially to Crystal for the tip.
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  10. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     

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