Went for 12 came home with 24!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by crazycatfisher, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. crazycatfisher

    crazycatfisher Out Of The Brooder

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    My wife and I have been planning our flock for 2 years prior to us getting our first chickens. Well this is the year and it has been great so far. We bought a stock tank from TSC and the usual supplies. We purchased 4 black sex link one is a roo. We also got 8 production reds. Well that was our flock for a whole 2 hours and someone got a wire hair and went to orcheliens and bought 4 Easter eggers, 4 Plymouth rocks, and 4 buff orpingtons. Now we have 22 hens and 2 roos. Talk about backyard flock to hobby farmer. LOL O yeah my name is Richard and the wife is Krystal.
     
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    Endur50 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Welcome to BYC and congrats on the new babies. Your chicks will probably outgrow that stock tank in 2 weeks. I built my brooder with 1/2 inch plywood, screwed together 2 ft x 4ft lengths in a square. There is no bottom but you can put plastic under it. It can be easily taken apart and stored for next time. At 2-3 weeks they will be flying, so a chicken wire framed top or netting comes in handy. Good luck and read everything you can on here, and you will learn a lot quickly.
     
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  4. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay another family has caught the chicken fever! You came to the right place! Welcome :)
     
  5. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
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    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
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