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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jewelsandme, May 26, 2019.

  1. Jewelsandme

    Jewelsandme In the Brooder

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    So I’m new to chickens, honestly they sorta freaked me out, but my oldest daughter (11) started a snack stand in the front yard with the purpose of making enough to purchase chickens. I reluctantly began to research breeds and chicken care which has led me here multiple times.
    We settled on Brahma’s and got 7 light Brahma pullets (hopefully), and a straight run Buff Brahma. We lost one chick a few days in but the other seven are getting big and move to their outside coop tomorrow.
    Thus far I’ve enjoyed having chickens and even started a mealworm farm to be able to give them plenty of healthy treats. We look forward to having fresh eggs from our girls this fall.
    I live in central Arkansas and have four children who I’m sure will lose interest leaving all the chicken duties to me. ;)


     
  2. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome Nice to have you here! So sorry you lost one of the chicks! Your kids may surprise you and keep their interest in chickens and help caring for them :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens. It's great if kids get involved. But,if they don't you will find you really enjoy them.:yesss:
     
  4. Sometimes that's the secret of joy. We get to take over and enjoy the goodies. I considered raising mealworms and realized that i really wouldn't like it. I consider you very brave!
     
  5. Jewelsandme

    Jewelsandme In the Brooder

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    Haha yeah I’m just getting to my first beetles we’ll see how we do with a big box of bugs. Lol
     
  6. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     
  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Happy :ya to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  8. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new hobby.

    Here are some links to key resources:

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  9. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Wrangler

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

    @LoveMyChickenBabies stop by and say hi when you have a chance.
     
  10. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     

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