Newbie from Burbank, CA 91505

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Strut, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. Strut

    Strut New Egg

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    Hi all,
    just wanted to say hello since I am new here. I live in Burbank and would love to raise 2 to 4 hens in the near future as pets and of course eat their eggs when they lay them.
    I do not want a rooster, just hens. Anyone know of a place near Burbank, CA that raises chickens so that I may purchase a couple?

    How do you know if a chick is going to be a rooster or a hen? Luck of the draw?

    Thanks for your help and it's nice to have said hello now that I found this fun site.

    Happy Weekend everyone.

    :)
     
  2. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I am just over the hill from you and have 5 hens. Do you know what breed/breeds you are interested in? I might be able to point you in the direction of some local breeders. Some breeds are really easy to sex and you can buy young sexed chicks others are much harder and it is more luck of the draw. If you are concerned you can buy point of lay pullets where the gender is known rather than very young chicks. You can always find some breeder that, for a fee, will let you trade in chicks that grow up to be roosters.

    Welcome to BYC. Feel free to PM me.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG] ChickenRDinos has given you some excellent advice.
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Strut, and [​IMG]! Happy to have you aboard!! Good luck finding yourself some hens!!
     
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    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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