Chickens coming in May

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RKchick, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. RKchick

    RKchick In the Brooder

    Mar 15, 2018
    Southern California
    Hello! I’m new to the community. I have ordered 4 chickens online and my chicks arrive the beginning of May. I’m so excited to join the community and learn the ins and outs of backyard chicken keeping.
  2. Foster's Freehold

    Foster's Freehold Songster

    Jun 7, 2013
    South Central KY
    Welcome to BYC! You'll like it here. But don't expect any help in resisting chicken math.
  3. PachecoPeeps

    PachecoPeeps Songster

    Mar 2, 2018
    Newman, CA
    :welcome What breed/s are you getting. Good luck with the new babies. You will love them so much and become so addicted :clapbeware the chicken math as stated above. If you have any questions let us know!
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  5. RKchick

    RKchick In the Brooder

    Mar 15, 2018
    Southern California
    I’m getting an EE, Maran, Australorp, and Wydonette. I’ve wanted to do this for so long. Figured I’d start with a variety so my kids think egg collecting is an adventure
  6. PachecoPeeps

    PachecoPeeps Songster

    Mar 2, 2018
    Newman, CA
    You are going to have a wonderful variety in both appearance of your hens as well as the eggs! Super fun
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  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under Rkchick :frow Welcome! Very exciting :clap

    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.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out. These in particular may be of interest to you at this stage:
    Topic/Question of the week - Brooding and supplementing heat for chicks
    Topic of the Week - Raising Chicks
    Topic of the Week - Getting Started, Keeping Chickens
    Topic of the Week - Keeping the Flock Safe from Predators

    This is also a good article: How Much Room Do Chickens Need

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock when they arrive, 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 ;)
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  8. Farmgal101

    Farmgal101 Songster

    May 29, 2017
    Welcome to BYC,We are happy to answer any questions you may have:):welcome
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad you joined us at Backyard chickens :celebrate
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  10. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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