Chicken newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cindyloowhoo, Apr 21, 2018.

  1. cindyloowhoo

    cindyloowhoo Chirping

    37
    46
    55
    Apr 21, 2018
    Hi everyone,

    I’m brandy new at raising chickens! Below are our girls Savanna, Madison, Lucy, Brenda, Ellie Mae and Chrissy!

    Did my research prior to getting into this and had more feedback of an encouraging nature than otherwise. Starting off this year with these beauties for eggs, next year I’d like to add “dinner” ones.

    In the process of working on their permanent living quarters and looking forward to making it look really nice! Always welcome any and all feedback and for sure I’ll be a regular on here!

    Looking forward to “meeting y’all “
     

    Attached Files:

  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    38,379
    55,873
    1,307
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and welcome to BYC

    Here’s a good link where you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/


    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. 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.


    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive


    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  3. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie TRICK OR TREAT?

    15,923
    49,612
    1,167
    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
    :jumpy:welcome:frow
     
  4. lilapot

    lilapot Songster

    199
    334
    162
    Mar 19, 2016
    Hi! Welcome to BYC. I'm sure you will absolutely love it here, I sure do! By the way, what breed are your adorable chicks?
     
  5. Ducklover2

    Ducklover2 Songster

    297
    534
    202
    Apr 12, 2018
    Hickman County, TN
    My Coop
    :welcome ducky.gif ducky.gif ducky.gif ducky.gif ducky.gif ducky.gif
    What are you using for bedding? it looks like hamster pellets to me.
     
    KikisGirls and Joeschooks like this.
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    102,756
    70,382
    1,637
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    What adorable chicks ha ha, now you are hooked for life. Don't worry we will never say you have too many chickens.
     
    KikisGirls and Joeschooks like this.
  7. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    3,157
    10,366
    722
    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hello Brandy, welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do. :thumbsup
     
    KikisGirls likes this.
  8. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Read more

    :welcome
    :yesss: We are glad you joined this flock!
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


    Coop Ideas:
    Chicken Coops


    BYC has an APP!
     
    Joeschooks likes this.
  9. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    3,157
    10,366
    722
    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    ... oh hang on... I don’t think you are Brandy:lau I misread that!
     
  10. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

    11,198
    1,646
    416
    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] I know you'll enjoy it here!!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: