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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GUSRENTIT, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. GUSRENTIT

    GUSRENTIT Out Of The Brooder

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    Howdy all, found BYC while looking for info, and what a great place this is! Well here is my deal, I have a little non working ranch in Southern Colorado. We are looking at getting into raising semi-free range chickens and rabbits.
    Problem #1, I know very little about the ins and outs of chickens. #2, The weather extremes here, it can get 115* in the summer, and winter nights can get -20* and can get hit by hail and lighting year round, and as if that was not bad enough, hardly any rain, we average about 10"-14" a year.
    So, I will be asking a lot of stupid questions, hope you will help guide me thru the process.
    Thanks in advance,
    Gus
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. You'll do fine with your birds once you get them. Just do a little reading or use the BYC search box, or post your questions in the forum. You'll get plenty of answers.
     
  3. sunnydalefarms

    sunnydalefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome Gus!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio
     
  6. CheerioLounge

    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Twentynine Palms in the California high desert.

    You'll find BYC folks are very friendly and always eager to help. So jump right in and start asking those questions!! Enjoy!
     
  7. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Hi Gus! [​IMG] from Washington State glad you joined us!
     
  8. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome!!! This place is great, I'm sure you'll get all your your questions answered
     
  9. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Happy to have you here. No such thing as a stupid question. (Well, ok, maybe some of mine.) [​IMG]

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  10. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to byc
     

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