Taking a crack at raising organic fed chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by naturalchickens, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. naturalchickens

    naturalchickens New Egg

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    My partner and I have decided to give raising organic-fed chickens a try. His brother has been raising chickens for over a year, so he's help us. We are going big! We've started with 400 chickens and have converted half of the barn into one big coop. We've bought a chicken dog to help protect the chickens from predators on the farm. Recently we built a large feeder, which I'll be happy to post for your input.

    Our first challenge is going to be culling the roosters, which should be in about a month or so. I joined this website to learn more, get advice, give advice, and enjoy the fun of raising chickens!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens do you have?
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Wow 400 chickens [​IMG][​IMG] I couldn't even count that many.
     
  4. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello [​IMG] and Welcome to BYC from Northern Virginia! [​IMG]

    Sounds like you've got your hands full!!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    That's a lot of chickens! I've never had more than 20 at one time, so can't imagine how much work 400 would be. Good luck with your chicken adventures![​IMG]
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    Good luck with all of your chickens! You sure have a lot of them. [​IMG]
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Enjoy your big flock!
     

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