Chicken newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by marcal22, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. marcal22

    marcal22 New Egg

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    Greetings from Gresham, Oregon. My wife and I are new to chickens. My family (we have two young children) will be getting our first ever baby chicks tomorrow. We've been perusing this website for a couple of years now, and reading every book from the library we can get our hands on to gain some knowledge and insight to help us assess whether getting our own chickens was something we really wanted to endeavor to do. With our growing interest in urban homesteading and the moral support of a new friend who is an experienced chicken keeper, we decided to give it a shot. Looking forward to becoming a part of the backyard chickens community, and I'm really excited to get our baby chicks tomorrow (and a little nervous).
     
  2. Slongest

    Slongest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, once you start its hard to stop "not that youll want to" but any questions can be answered her i promise you that!
     
  3. P-Funk

    P-Funk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you found us [​IMG] and welcome from Colorado. I hope your 'chicken keeper' friend warned you about 'chicken math'. It's good to have another dude here, BTW, we're grossly outnumbered.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, marcal, and [​IMG]! So happy you joined our community! New chicks are so exciting!!! Good luck on your new babies!!!!
     
  7. thasista

    thasista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Kentucky![​IMG]
     
  8. chickarapter

    chickarapter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello and [​IMG] from MO
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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