Hello, BYC! I am a newbie but am ready for some chickens and eggs!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cskinne3, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. cskinne3

    cskinne3 New Egg

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    Hi!

    I am Colin, and live in Knoxville, TN. My roommate and I plan to raise chickens and receive farm-fresh eggs this spring/summer, we just need to build a coop first. My goal is to acquire land eventually and raise pastured chickens on a farm.

    I just wanted to introduce myself and say that any advice is welcomed and helps!

    Thanks!

    Colin
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home! What breeds do you plan on getting?
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Colin. Have you been to the Learning Center? It is a very good place to start. Glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  5. cskinne3

    cskinne3 New Egg

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    Thank you!!! I think we want to get the whole experience and raise chicks. I think it would be fun to mix breeds to really get the full experience. Any advise for a beginner/wanting fresh eggs?
     
  6. cskinne3

    cskinne3 New Egg

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    I have not been to the Learning Center but will get on that immediately! Thanks for all the chicken warmth, guys!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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

    The Learning Center is a great place to start. Good luck with any future chickens!
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Colin. Glad you decided join to our flock. Murray McMurray has an excellent "chick selector" tool at https://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/chick_selector.html to help you determine which breeds are best for you. Just be sure and click on "show more characteristics." Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your flock.
     

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