first year at getting chickens!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ShiCkns16, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. ShiCkns16

    ShiCkns16 Hatching

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    Hello Everyone!

    this will be my first year having chickens and I'm looking forward to it! I'm slowly getting prepared and will order my chickens a few weeks from our local Bomgaars. When I was younger we had two ducks and so I'm also looking into getting a few ducks also!! I can't wait to see what raising chickens is all about!
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm sure you will enjoy your new chicken adventures very much :D
    They sure are lots of fun to keep and very rewarding too. The learning centre would be a great place for you to check out, here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Lots of fab articles that will really help you keep your new chickens happy, safe and healthy.

    Wishing you the very best of luck. Be sure to ask any questions, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us and congratulations on deciding to get your own flock.

    I have no experience with ducks, but am certain you will fall in love with your chickens.

    Good luck with your planning.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Chickens aren't as messy as ducks with their "droppings," and don't care to splash around and be wet all the time. I think they'll do fine for you. For those reasons however, they do not do well sharing a brooder with ducklings
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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