So excited to be keeping chickens again.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rebrascora, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    My name is Barbara. I live in the North East of the UK and I've recently got back into keeping chickens after a few years off..... A fox picked them off one at a time whilst they were free ranging at my stable yard during the day the last time.
    Anyway, I am so excited about my new acquisitions and am frantically building a hen ark as they are currently housed in a spare stable. Sadly I dare not let them free range again as the fox risk is still high.

    I have a trio of exchequor (sp?) leghorns, a pair of leg bars, a Rhode Island red, a blue haze and two hybrids. They are just starting to come into lay and I am rediculously thrilled when I find an egg in the nest box.

    I also keep horses, bees and cats and I've recently discovered "lasagne gardening", which I'm finding very interesting.

    I will be posting some questions about worming in the appropriate section very shortly. It is something I didn't get the chance to do last time, but just really wanted to say "hello" in this thread.

    Best wishes to everyone and their chickens and many thanks for the info I have obtained from the site so far.

    Regards

    Barbara
     
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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck with all your poultry adventures and enjoy BYC!
     
  4. ThomasMcD

    ThomasMcD Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. ClovisMan

    ClovisMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Barbara and Welcome to BYC!'

    If you think you like lasgna gardening...you should really checkout Keyhole gardening. Turns your garden and compost pile into a self-feeding vegetable-growing beast.

    http://www.inspirationgreen.com/keyhole-gardens.html
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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