Good Morning from Kingman, Ks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Condi, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. Condi

    Condi New Egg

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    I just got my first flock yesterday. For my 50th birthday my dearheart bought me 2 roosters and 10 hens, all Rhode Island Reds. While getting them, our friend kept throwing more into the crates and now I have a total of 15 birds. I have never had chickens before, so please pardon any goofy questions.

    I am a business owner and don't spend a lot of time on the internet, so please be patient with me if I just ask a question instead of searching the FAQ thread. I will try to find the answers first, but if time is short I will just ask :) Gotta Love Me LOL.

    The birds we got are already mature birds, so I woke up this morning to the songs of my roosters and fresh eggs that we got last night.

    I would like to get a brooder and incubator and let my flock repopulate itself, so I predict many questions soon :)
     
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!

    This must be the day for KS newbies to show up, I just welcomed another new member from Hutchinson, lol. I myself am a former Kansan, grew up in Topeka.

    You can find other KS members on the state thread:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/248925/consolidated-kansas

    Nice to have you here!
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    Congratulations on your first flock! You'll really enjoy your Rhode Island Reds. They are usually good egg layers and have good temperaments, too.

    We'll be happy to answer all of your questions, when you have them.[​IMG]
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congratulations on your new flock :celebrate Incubating and hatching eggs is a great experience and wonderful when you see the new chicks hatch. It can become very addictive though!! Here is a great section of the learning centre on incubating eggs https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks
    I would highly recommend the "Hatching eggs101" article it has all you need to know about the incubation process.

    Good luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. 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! :)
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your RIRs.
     

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