Beware the Full Moon!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Were-Chicken, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. Were-Chicken

    Were-Chicken New Egg

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    I'm trying to gather the resources to get started with a few chickens. I've never managed my own chickens, but I used to help my grandfather with his few hundred when I was a boy. Right now I don't have the means for a lot, but I'm ready to get something started. Thanks for having me here.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Were-Chicken, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! You've come to the right place for start up knowledge. Visit the Learning Center link below for the basics and visit the forums if you have specific questions. Best of luck to you!!!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on redsoxs's advice.
     
  5. Were-Chicken

    Were-Chicken New Egg

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    Thanks guys! What are the bare basics for an egg gathering chicken coop? Will chickens fly/run off if you let them out of their enclosure? Of not, how big does the actual enclosure portion have to be?
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    The answer to all your questions is - it depends. You might browse through the Learning Center, and maybe do a few searches for threads on specifics. Have fun.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     

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