Everyone is so nice!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PocketAcesMom, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. PocketAcesMom

    PocketAcesMom Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I'm Melissa and VERY new to this forum. My husband and I used to live in St. Paul, MN where it felt like all our friends had chickens. Now we live in Ohio and finally decided to get our own chickens. I brought home 6 red sex-linked chickens two days ago and I'm already a little obsessed with them. I posted a thread already about losing two chicks and got some fantastic advice from members. Everyone has been very helpful. I'm happy to be here.
     
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  2. potato chip

    potato chip lunch-sharer Premium Member

    This is where you belong. [​IMG] Welcome to the forum.
     
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Melissa and a warm welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard.

    If you check out the Learning Centre, you'll find a whole host of resources on all things chicken.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Your state thread is worth joining as you will get to know other BYC members in your area (just type your state in the search box). In fact, the search box should become your best friend [​IMG] Lastly but by no means least, the members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Melissa, glad you joined the BYC flock. Sorry that you lost two chicks. [​IMG]
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Melissa, [​IMG]

    It sounds like you are enjoying the new little ones. I have 3 red sex links in my mixed flock and they are some great layers plus have lots of personality.

    Sorry to hear you've had a couple of losses, do you know what happened? Hope the rest are doing well.
     
  7. PocketAcesMom

    PocketAcesMom Out Of The Brooder

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    One of them definitely had pasty butt. I noticed it on the way home and the poor little chick was already half dead. The other one maybe was failure-to-thrive. She looked great but stopped eating and drinking. My replacements all look great. We're on about day 5 and they are bright eyed and interactive. Thanks for asking.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Glad to hear the replacements are doing well!
     

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