Excited Newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by asphaltwarrior1, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. asphaltwarrior1

    asphaltwarrior1 Chirping

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    My wife grew up on a farm and always loved chickens. We are a family of 5 and have the opportunity to start out own chickens . The kids are excited as we are to take this adventure together. We have one of those small starter chicken coops I bought off Facebook marketplace recently and a woman from church has some fresh hatched Buff Orpingtons to give us. I have to predator proof everything yet and for a start were gonna have the Coop inside our garden for added protection. Thanks for adding us and we look forward to getting our Chicken Game on with y'all
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new chicken project.

    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
     
  3. Welcome to BYC! Raising chickens is an exiting adventure and I'm sure you'll love it. :)
     
  4. Silkies rule Forever

    Silkies rule Forever Songster

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    Welcome to BYC :welcome:yesss::woot
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your chicks. Have a plan for the extra cockerels.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C whaz sup?

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    Hi, it's nice to have you here! Make yourself at home and always feel free to ask questions.
     
  7. ame087192

    ame087192 Songster

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    Welcome to the Flock!!! Buff's are the sweetest things, you'll enjoy them:)
     
  8. asphaltwarrior1

    asphaltwarrior1 Chirping

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    I had to look that up lol but our plan is to keep one for helping with our hens and ( I hope not to offend ) harvest the others for food.
     
  9. DobieLover

    DobieLover Free Ranging

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    You offend no one by harvesting your extra cockerels to feed your family. There is no shame in that! I would if I could.
     
  10. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Enabler

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya

    ETA: Enjoy your new adventure
     

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