First chickens today!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Davidel57, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. Davidel57

    Davidel57 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've wanted chickens for a long time. Bought my first four chicks today! I'm looking forward to seeing them grow, renovating the "fixer upper" coop I bought a couple of days ago, and learning all I can from everyone on this forum. We live in town in Waco, TX!
     
  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] and the wonderful world of chickens! If you're not careful your 4 chicks will become, "Oh, I need 6 more!" I wanted 4 and now I have 8...have to stay out of the feed store right now!

    Spend some time over in the Learning Center, there's LOTS of great information there.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi, welcome to BYC and congrats on your new chicks!

    Joining your state thread will put you in contact with other BYC members in your area, which can be very helpful.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    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
     
  4. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi :frow welcome to BYC! Enjoy your new feathered friends!
     
  5. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    What breed of chicks did you get? Feel free to share a photo if you'd like, those are always fun to see.

    Enjoy!
     
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  6. MBK Farm

    MBK Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on taking the plunge. Chickens are definitely fun critters and pretty easy to raise once you get in the rhythm. What are your goals? Basically backyard flock for eggs? Most of all, enjoy your birds!
     
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  7. Davidel57

    Davidel57 Out Of The Brooder

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  8. vr1967

    vr1967 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome from another new member
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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