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Hello from Cincy!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hpyhnds71, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. hpyhnds71

    hpyhnds71 New Egg

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    I've been creeping on the site for months now and thought I should go ahead and join. We have had 6 hens since late May. We inherited them from my nephews who decided they got too big for them to handle anymore after about 8 wks old. (not to mention they didn't have a coop) I built an ark-shaped, non-mobile coop perfectly sized for the 6 we have, but am now in the process of building a slightly larger coop inside my detached garage. My husband wants to add a few more girls to the flock. Since we inherited them, we got the breeds they chose, golden comets and red rangers. We would like to add a few auracaunas and marans to the group.
    Thanks for all of the info and guidance I have gleaned from the site prior to joining! Hopefully I can continue to learn and add to the vast knowledge base available here!

    -Hpynds71
     
  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome To BYC and Happy Holidays!
     
  4. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright and [​IMG] go to see you could finally join us [​IMG]
     
  5. KentuckyMom

    KentuckyMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Kentucky! This site is full of great information and interesting people!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Chick addiction is very predictable - please build larger coops than you feel necessary, I promise you will fill them up. So many great breeds to choose from. If you buy a variety of them, in time you will decide on favorites and sell off the others. A word of caution, if you buy what is called "straight run," you can expect a majority of cockerels and either be stuck rehoming them or eating them. Better to buy either older birds that are definite male or females, or buy "sexed" chicks and hope they did a good job choosing.
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. TwoCrows

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

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    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  9. Nofowlplay

    Nofowlplay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BYC has all the info you will need....members are very helpful!
     

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