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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Raisnkayne, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. Raisnkayne

    Raisnkayne New Egg

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    Hi everyone ! I'm new to the whole chicken raising thing so I figured this would be a great place to start. I'm in the process of getting my first batch of chicks and am about to start working on a nice place to start raising them. I was thinking about staring out using an old 90 gallon aquarium with a mesh top, will that work ?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC from Ohio!

    That's a great idea for a brooder. (Especially if you already have the aquarium and top on hand.)

    What kind of chicks are you getting?
     
  3. Raisnkayne

    Raisnkayne New Egg

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    Greetings, thanks for the reply!
    Apparently I'm getting 5 red and 5 black sex-links. Ive looked them up and they look like beautiful birds, can't wait to get them! Seems like such a fun and rewarding hobby.
     
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Those breeds are great egg layers. Excellent choice! If you can, spend alot of time socializing the chicks. They'll be so tame, you'll love it! And they do have such interesting personalities.....

    I bet you're really going to love them.
     
  5. DCasper

    DCasper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Western Kentucky. Chickens are a fun and interesting hobby that have edible benefits.



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  6. Silkie Chick

    Silkie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    :welcome -from Kansas
     
  7. 3LilBirds

    3LilBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio...glad you joined
     
  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     

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