This is such a cool board!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Toril, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Toril

    Toril Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm reading and reading and wish I had more time - every thread I learn so much! Love the pictures, as well, it's giving me lots of ideas for what to do, and it's fun to see all the beautiful birds out there!

    Also wanted to share that I'm getting 8 Rhode Island Reds tomorrow, they are early 2009 vintage and already lay, so I can get eggs for my health food store right away! [​IMG]

    Toril
     
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  2. silkiechick236

    silkiechick236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Rachel'sFlock

    Rachel'sFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

    I completely agree, Toril. I learn more here, than anywhere else (and I am a library-holic!)
    Welcome and congrats on your new friends!!!
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  4. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's how it's going to go down.

    Research on BYC.

    Getting your first chickens.

    Read and read on BYC. Find other breeds you like.

    Get more chickens of a different breed(s).

    Buy an incubator.

    Buy hatching eggs.

    Hatch out chicks from eggs

    Start hatching your own eggs

    Build a bigger coop

    Have so many eggs you don't know what to do w/ all them.

    You have been warned! Chickens are an addiction.
     
  5. FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This site rocks!! It's how I got started and gathered all my information. I learned so much and now have a small healthy, happy backyard flock.
     
  7. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
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    I know, right? There is so much knowledge and fun here; I just love it!
     
  8. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    I agree! I learn so many new things everyday. Congratulations on your impending birds! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. SallyF

    SallyF Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Middle Tennessee
    And don't get discouraged about hearing about all the chicken ailments. I went for a couple of months and acquired an extensive chicken first aid kit, and didn't use it until a year and a half into the great adventure.
     
  10. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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