Hello from Florida

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chicster, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. Chicster

    Chicster Hatching

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    Hi everyone!

    I just completed my coop and bought my first four chickens. I got them from a local reputable breeder so hopefully I don't have any complications right away. They are supposed be ready to start laying. I got a RIR, an Ameracauna, a Black Sex Link and a Red Sex Link. I am looking for one or two Pekins also.
    Since I'm trying to get them to start in winter I put a 60W CFL on a timer to get them 14 hours of light.

    Nice to meet everyone
     
  2. beautihens

    beautihens In the Brooder

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    Cool! Nice to meet you and welcome to BYC. There are plenty of members that can answer your questions so just ask![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us. Good luck with your new flock.
     
  4. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

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    [​IMG] Hello from PA! Nice to meet you and glad you joined!
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!!

    After chickens have been moved, sometimes it can take a few weeks before they start laying. The stress of the move can upset the laying cycle. So keep the stress down around the coop, give them time to adjust, keep fake eggs in the boxes so they know where you want them to lay and spend some time with them to help them relax in their new home!

    Enjoy your new flock and welcome to ours!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  8. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  9. CrazyChookz

    CrazyChookz Songster

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    Hello and [​IMG] ! Please ask any questions you may have, we're happy to help. Nice to meet you too.
     

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