Rhodies

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by foxeaton, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. foxeaton

    foxeaton Hatching

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    Restarted my chicken experience this year. I had chickens growing up on a farm in Michigan. We had as many as 250 at a time but di not want that experience again. The backyard small friendly chicken looked good to me. We picked the Rhode Island Reds because they are friendly pet type chickens. They have great personalities and are easy to handle. Wife really connects with her babies. We have six females and they meet all of our needs. We have an enclosed 13' by 20' pen to get them out of the back yard and well protected. Lots of racoon and cats in the area so security is a must. Sell excess to the neighbors which makes the feed cheep anyway.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad that you have joined our community.
     
  3. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Songster

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the BYC flock [​IMG]
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    A warm welcome to BYC - enjoy!

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  6. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Crowing

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    Hello and Welcome to BACK YARD CHICKENS!!!
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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