Excited about a new adventure!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by VerdaMaeFarms, May 16, 2011.

  1. VerdaMaeFarms

    VerdaMaeFarms New Egg

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    Hi all!! I am brand new to BYC and chickens all together! My hubby and I are excited to get our coop designed and constructed so we can bring home chicks and embrace all the fun everyone on here seems to be having with these great additions to the family! I'm open for suggestions on all facets of the BYC experience, so please feel free to share!

    We are located right between Dallas and Fort Worth TX and, like I said, are just entering the world of chicks.

    Looking forward to making new friends and learning lots!
     
  2. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Attack Chicken

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    [​IMG] from Indiana!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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  5. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC! You have come to the coolest place on the internet for chicken knowledge.

    I started with chickens last summer and the people of BYC have been great. This year I have tried hatching and buying chicks for even more chickeny joy. Please visit my BYC Page for my blog links that you may find informative or amusing.
     
  6. dawg53

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, glad you decided to join us. Good luck with your birds.
     
  8. dkvart1

    dkvart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So glad you joined us! Best of luck with your new adventure with chickens.

    Best advice I've seen so far is build that coop as big as you can afford, because you are bound to get struck by an insidious disease known as Chicken Math and will end up with more chickens than you intended! Sadly there is no known cure for this mysterious illness. It appears to strike early on in chicken keeping, watching all those adorable little fuzzy butts playing and doing their cute chicken stuff and before you know it you're thinking... just a couple more( get used to that thought!) Another opportunity occurs when you see a chicken that is simply so beautiful you MUST have one for your flock.. but one of anything would be lonely, right? You want her to have friends who look just like her, so, well of course, you buy 5, cuz one or two might be a roo and three friends are always better than one and chickens should be had in EVEN numbers so everyone can have a best buddy...... you're starting to see how this works, right? Great! Now, go forth and gather as many chickens as you can!
     
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  9. Bria

    Bria Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to chicken obsession:) We are in the same boat and excited as well. Whoda thunk chickens were so neat!! Good luck and enjoy it here. Info for newbies is awesome!
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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