thinkin about chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by blueberrychickens, May 12, 2010.

  1. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I am very new to this. I am hoping to get some chicks, haven't decided which kind or how many yet. I just found out last week that I can have chickens in our yard, as long as there's no roosters. [​IMG] I have some questions but I don't know if this is the place to post them or not?
     
  2. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    post away
     
  3. lizareny

    lizareny Out Of The Brooder

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    How come no roosters? You live in town?
     
  4. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks! I'll be doing suburban farming & have neighbors very close by. Is there any way to keep the chickens in my yard w/ out putting up a fence??? Some one had mentioned something about rooster pheromones in the yard?? Would that keep them in? I would also need to keep them out of the road.
    One more question....can I mix bantams w/ regular sized chickens??? or would the banties get picked on bcuz they are smaller???[​IMG]
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Yes, just pic a section from the Index page and ask away. [​IMG]

    Also, I raise bantams with standard and they are fine together.
     
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  6. Lolita

    Lolita Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  9. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    [​IMG] from Tennessee!!
     

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