After months of reading BYC's info I finally registered here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kit-Kat, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Kit-Kat

    Kit-Kat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I'm brand new to this whole chicken thing (getting my first chicks in the mail in about two weeks! I am beyond excited!) and with the frequency I've found myself browsing this site I thought I may as well register. I'm sure I'll have questions in the weeks/months ahead!

    I'm in upstate New York just outside of Albany/Troy - I live on the edge of a lot of farmland and we've got predators all over the place hawks, skunks, raccoons - even had a bear wander up to our deck! Now I'm worrying that I should've ordered more than six chicks! I've been paranoid about making the coop as secure as possible but am having last minute panic-y feelings that my chicks aren't all going to make it in transit and then they're going to be slowly picked off over the next couple of months! Oh dear...
     
  2. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome! Glad you joined! :)
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  3. TonySorrento

    TonySorrento Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This place is like the Firm ... once you join, there is no going back! :D

    Welcome from a fellow upstate NYer!! :)
     
  4. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Kay56

    Kay56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and welcome....I am new here too and share your concerns...get my chicks May 1. We have all the same predators here (including the bear on our deck) but am also learning from everyone here that the neighbor dog can be the worst. I have been all excited with anticipation as well , but...... starting to get "nervous pangs". [​IMG] Anyways, you will learn a a lot from the nice folks here.
     
  6. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome to the forum! Good luck with your chicks!!
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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  8. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

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  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
    Nothing keeps your chicken safer than a very secure a pen and coop
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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