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Hello from East Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SuzCor, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. SuzCor

    SuzCor Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,
    We got our 1st baby chicks last Monday, we are also new to having chickens. They are approx 2 weeks old and are growing fast. We got 4 Barred Rock and they are very friendly and curious. We have handled them daily since we got them and now when we take them out of their brooder they step up onto our hand. We are loving being chick owners and I know we will have many questions over the days/weeks/months of caring for our little flock.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock, glad you joined us. Please check out the Learning Center, it is the best place to start a chicken education. Congratulations on your first chicks.
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and a warm welcome to BYC - exciting times ahead for you I'm sure! Your state thread will also put you in contact with other BYC members close to you.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!! Please feel free to ask questions [​IMG]
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congratulations on your first flock! It's fun when the little chicks get to know you and can be handled easily (that will make them even more enjoyable as they get older). If you have any questions, feel free to ask. There is a ton of information available here and a lot of friendly, helpful members.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. LynnDJackson

    LynnDJackson Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there! Where are you at in East Texas? I'm in Humble.
     
  8. SuzCor

    SuzCor Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I am just outside of Gilmer which is North East of Tyler. We moved to East Texas this past August after living in a suburb of Dallas (Rowlett) for 20+ years. We purchased a house with almost 8 acres of land attached. We have always wanted to live in East Texas and finally got the chance this past year.
     
  9. LynnDJackson

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    8-10 acres and a farmhouse is my DREAM. Congratulations!
     
  10. BYC910

    BYC910 Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] Eight acres Hummmmmmmmmm, hope you got enough land I swear them Chicken just like Rabbits . And they eat like hogs . but once you taste eggs from your flock your hooked .I would tell you
    all you need but you'll find out as you go . keep up with things like worming . they will be old enough before you know it . enjoy your new place and don't be shy . ask lots of questions . always answers here [​IMG]
     

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