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Old guy just getting started with chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bigoledude, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. bigoledude

    bigoledude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2011
    SE, Louisiana
    It has been nearly 40 years since I've been around chickens we raised back then. And, the Cajun women raised, fed, butchered and cooked the poultry. My grandmother would ask us to catch them for her. My mom did her own catching.

    I took no active interest in chickens back then. My brother always had a small flock of the most beautiful "banties" you ever saw. I must admit, I liked watching the chickens do their thing. Especially the little bantams. But that farm required soooo much work that all of my fun-time was spent doing things unrelated to farm-work.

    I am now an old man and, the thought of raising some chickens sounds like fun to me now. My 10 grandchildren will enjoy them also.
  2. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC! I got started with chickens over the summer and the people of BYC were terrific. I blogged about my experiences. My BYC Page has links to my blog that may be helpful or amusing. Feel free to drop by.
  3. renart

    renart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2009
    Kingston, WA
    [​IMG] from NW Washington State [​IMG]
  4. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    [​IMG] from ct.!!! i suppose getting just a few chickens will do the trick!
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
  6. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  7. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    Getting back into chickens [​IMG]
  8. Tartannik

    Tartannik Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2009
    Wet Argyll, Scotland
    [​IMG] from a wet Scotland!!

    Look forward to hearing about your new chickens and what you decided to get!! [​IMG]
  9. gaduke

    gaduke Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2009
    S.W. Kentucky
    [​IMG] From Ky! [​IMG]
  10. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY

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