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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gluu, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. Gluu

    Gluu Just Hatched

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    Just started ed building a coop/run yesterday. I don't even know where to get chickens! Looking forward to learning fast and having fresh eggs this summer!
     
  2. Hensley520

    Hensley520 New Egg

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    If you have a tractor supply or a farm and home store you can get them there most of the time. Or there are may hatcheries that sell online.
     
  3. abbysilkys

    abbysilkys Out Of The Brooder

    Welcome to BYC! And you could always get baby chicks from feed stores like Tractor Supply, Murdochs, Big R, or Gebos. You could also get chicks from a hatchery or even from Craigslist. Whatever is close to you. My first chicks came from a flea market and gebos and now I'm starting to hatch. You could also hatch eggs if you have a incubator or want to build one. You could get eggs or chicks depending on what you think fits you best.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Yes, local farm and ranch stores stocks baby chicks this time of year and here's a link where you can inquire about hatcheries where you can order birds: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/16/chicken-breeders-hatcheries
    And here's a link to the Learning Center - it is chock full of informative articles to make your chicken expedition a success! https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    If you want to chat with some in-state poultry folks, locate the CA thread in this link and say howdy: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
     
  5. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! I am quite glad you joined us, please make yourself at home, I think you are going to like it here! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Gluu [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received some links to good starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock when they arrive or pics of the coop build, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  7. Gluu

    Gluu Just Hatched

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    Thanks everyone! I'll take some pics of the coop build in progress.
     
  8. rooty

    rooty Out Of The Brooder

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Best of luck to you with the coop build and finding the birds you want!
     

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