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Hello!   My name is Becka and I recently bought my first chicks.  I've got 3 Buff Orpingtons (1 a cockerel), 2 Barred Rocks, 1 Speckled Sussex and 1 Black Laced Silver Wyandotte.  My son-in-law, the farm boy of the family, has built me a chicken coop that looks like Dr. Who's tardis!  I'm hoping to raise enough layers to provide my family with eggs and also meat birds.  (And hoping I'll be strong enough to process the meat birds.)  I am very glad to find this group.

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:welcome

 

Hi Becka, it's nice to have you here! How nice to have a builder in the family.

 

Have you checked out the Learning Center yet? Lots of helpful and interesting articles there. Take a look at all the different forums too, lots of places to share your experiences, pictures, questions, etc.

 

Thanks for joining us!

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Forum FAQ & tips: post #1

Find your state thread: post #1

Like to bake? Come join us! post #1

 

Drop in to say hi! http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1050266/the-nfc-b-day-chat-thread/15990#post_18076945

Debby

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Hi Becka and welcome to our community.

 

You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre, as NFC has mentioned.

http://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads. 
 
 
 
You may wish to consider joining your state thread  as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
 
All the best
CT
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How  cool is that?  I have seen photos of  Hobbit style coops AND   Tardis coops.  Love something different like that.  Creative people  have no limits.  Would love to see a photo.

 

If you would like to join your state thread just put Illinois in the search box and it will pop up.

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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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