Checkin' in from Woodville, Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bradyjen13, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. bradyjen13

    bradyjen13 New Egg

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    I'm thinkin I need a Chickens For Dummies book... LOL...I'm a "chicken-virgin"... we have 8 brand new chicks that we got from the local feed store. We already had 2 beautiful, very bored roosters. So far so good... ♡
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  2. Catharina

    Catharina Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! Chicks are so cute! What kind did you get?
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congrats on your new chicks :celebrate Love your pic they are very cute. If you have 2 Roos I would consider getting rid of one of them as they could fight with each other over any girls you have with them. Also 1 roo can easily handle 8-10 hens on his own, if you have more boys they could over breed your girls and cause them damage due to the over breeding.
    Have you checked out the learning centre? Lots of great articles there to have read through to help you keep your flock happy, safe & healthy. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    There is a book called "Raising chickens for dummies" you can find it in the BYC store ~ http://www.coopedup.net/buy/

    Wishing you the very best of luck, be sure to ask any questions that you may have. Everyone here to help &a very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC & all the chicken chat :frow
     
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  4. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    [​IMG] x2 on the advice and links from Yorkshire coop. Please feel free to ask any questions you have.

    Glad you joined!
     
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have decided to join us. All the best with your new chicks!

    Cheers
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  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Good luck with your new chicks!
     
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  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.What sweet little babies! :love
     
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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Yorkshire Coop and a rooster is not necessary for the hens to produce eggs. Only needed if you want fertile eggs for hatching or sale.
     
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