Hello from Rockmart, GA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MeanMichi, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. MeanMichi

    MeanMichi New Egg

    Mar 13, 2017
    Rockmart, GA
    Hey all! My husband and I just got 6 little chicks from Tractor Supply (2 weeks ago) and are growing them in the garage until they're big enough for our coop! Thinking about adding some more in a few more weeks also!

    We are new to the world of chickens and are looking for any insight and pointers you all have.

    As a plus, if there is anyone else here from Rockmart/Polk County GA who can share any local chicken ordinances it would be GREATLY appreciated.

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Michelle, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Here are some links you should find helpful:
    The Learning Center is a treasure trove of articles spanning the entire range of chicken keeping:
    Here's a link where you can access the GA state thread and chat with some local chicken peeps: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    Since you might be adding chicks, integrating chickens, particularly those of differing ages, can be tricky. Here's a link to assist: https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/introducing-new-chickens-using-the-see-but-don-t-touch-method
    And if the powers that be don't allow chickens in your town, you can get advice in this forum:
    I wish you well on your poultry adventure and BYC is here with advice and encouragement should you need them. Good luck!! [​IMG]
  3. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I am fixing to celebrate my first year on here, and I have loved it so much, I hope you will too! There is tons of great info and friendly folks, so pull up a chair and make yourself at home! :frow

  4. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC Michelle! Glad you joined us! :)
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    You've already been given lots of good links to check out so I'll just say hello and best wishes to you!
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under MeanMichi [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you and your little ones all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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