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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Miss Yiffs, Nov 13, 2018.

  1. Miss Yiffs

    Miss Yiffs In the Brooder

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    I've always lived in cities where backyard chickens were banned, or was living in apartments. My boyfriend and I are in the process of purchasing a house 7 hours up North and I will be able to finally legal own some hens!!

    I'm really excited to start building the coop and to get my hens, because, let's be honest. Chickens are the cutest animals ever.
     
  2. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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    YES THEY ARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What breeds are you thinking about getting?
     
  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and congrats on your land purchase.

    On this link you'll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping birds - 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-archives

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3 I’d suggest including your location using the guide in that link, if you have not already done so. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  4. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Congratulations on the new place and getting chickens!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Actually I think the baby in your avatar is the cutest thing ever. Hope you will enjoy Backyard Chickens as much as we do :frow
     
  6. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUN-omenal Flock!!!!! :ya
     
  7. Miss Yiffs

    Miss Yiffs In the Brooder

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    I have my heart set on buff Orpingtons. They're so fluffy and winter hardy, which where I'm moving currently holds the record for the coldest day in all of Ontario in 1938 at -58° Celsius.
     
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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Congratulations on your upcoming new home, and welcome to BYC. Good luck in establishing your flock.
     
  9. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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    BUFFIES I LOVE THEM!! I have like 4 of them, very hardy and strong. It´s in about 35f degrees at night right now.
     
  10. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to BYC! Yes, if it get's that cold where you are at, you need some good hardy breed that will be able to handle it! Good luck!
     

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