Greetings!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ControlExpert51, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. ControlExpert51

    ControlExpert51 New Egg

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    Hello everyone, my name is Tom, and I'm process control engineer working at Telematic Controls. I've been interested in domestic farming for some time, but not totally sure where to start. I have the land, and some savings ready to invest so what is the next step? Thanks!

    Signed Tom
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Definitely stop by our learning center. Lots of good articles on getting started with chickens, raising the chicks, building the coop, and keeping your adult flock happy, healthy and safe from predators...https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Good luck and if you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock!
     
  4. ControlExpert51

    ControlExpert51 New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm reception and great links everyone! I'm confident that I've found the right community to start my new hobby :)
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome
    Glad you could join the flock! Wishing you the very best of luck in the future. Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  6. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined.

    You've received some good links and advice already! Good luck in your future adventures with poultry.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Tom. Glad you decided to our flock. With regard to domestic farming, some articles you might want to read can be found at http://www.hobbyfarms.com/farm-mark...inning-farmers-guide-to-self-sufficiency.aspx, http://www.self-sufficient-farm-living.com/, http://www.countryfarm-lifestyles.com/self-reliance.html#.VMGYwi4-uqg, http://theselfsufficientliving.com/15-ways-to-become-self-sufficient-in-life/, and http://www.weedemandreap.com/backyard-farm-designs/. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your domestic farming.
     
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  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    The other posters have given you some good advice and links already. Good luck with your domestic farming!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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