From Michigan first time

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nik03690, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. nik03690

    nik03690 New Egg

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    Hi I'm Nikki this is my first time I have raised egg laying chickens and I'm so excited to start I don't know much about it but I am ready to learn. I am going to have my chickens free rang during the day and in their house at night. I can't wait for all of the help I will get from everyone.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Nikki

    Glad you could join the flock! The learning centre would be a great place for you to check out ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center It has lots of fab articles that will really help you with your new chicken adventures. I'm sure you will enjoy your new layers very much, it's a fab hobby that's lots of fun and very rewarding too.
    Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us and congrats on getting your own flock.

    I am jealous of all who have the ability to let theirs free-range, we have too many predators here.

    Do explore the issue of predators to make sure your flock stays safe.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Nikki and welcome to BYC.

    Joining your state thread will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area, which can be helpful (just type the name of your state in the search box).

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Nikki - hope you enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    x2 on the Learning Center and your state thread...both are great resources.

    Free ranging has it's good and bad sides. If you can not accept losing an occasional chicken to predators, then confined to a covered run (with plenty of space) is the safer way to go.
     

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