Newbie - Should I try??

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by thornoelle, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. thornoelle

    thornoelle Out Of The Brooder

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    I am a newbie to chickens but am really enjoying my little bantams. I am debating trying some meaties but am not sure. I live in a housing tract without a great deal of space and I'm not sure how much space they would need. Also, how does one go about finding a processor. I know that there would be no way I could do that myself. I like the idea of knowing what my chicken ate and how they were treated so I think I would like to try a batch and see if it is something I would want to do. I am only interested in meat for my family, not selling so how many should I do? I don't know if this is a good idea at all but I am playing around with it.

    Any advice would be welcome.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Find a processor first!

    Then as they say down south, "Buen provecho!"
     
  3. kingmt

    kingmt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.
     
  4. wisdom_seeker

    wisdom_seeker Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Smell might be an issue if you are close to neighbors.
     

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