soon to be small chicken farmer

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jimz1, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. jimz1

    jimz1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My wife and I are going to get started raising chickens as soon as some of this white stuff goes away. We are going thru the chicken breeds just to find out which ones we would like.
    Going to start building a coop as soon as most of the snow goes away.Hopefilly it will be soon, but Wis.winters carry on for a while.
    We are looking into about 15 or 16 chickens; just layers and maybe a couple roosters.
    Thanks for welcoming us into the forum.
    jimz1
     
  2. cochicks

    cochicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You've come to the right place. [​IMG]
     
  3. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in MN so I know what you mean about the winter carrying on for a while [​IMG]

    You're going to love having chickens!! We started out with 10 last year (we started building the coop before the snow even melted! hehe) and we're adding in even MORE chickens this year! [​IMG]

    [​IMG], you couldn't have found a better place!!
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  5. Wild Trapper

    Wild Trapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio [​IMG]
     
  6. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Oregon! Barred Rocks do great in the colder weather....
     
  7. Mt. Baker Quail

    Mt. Baker Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Washington. [​IMG]
     
  8. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

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  9. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dominiques, with their small pea combs, do well in cold climates.
    (combs are less likely to get frostbite than single combs)
     
  10. F50myster

    F50myster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:welcome from california!!!! ge tsome turkens!!!! lol they do well in cold weather [​IMG]
     

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