Hello from SE Louisiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lil5firecracker, Jul 30, 2015.

  1. lil5firecracker

    lil5firecracker Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to raising chickens, but have wanted some for a while now. I researched a lot on BYC but decided it would be way in the future before I got any as the cost of a decent coop made the whole project prohibitive.

    Then I was on one of the FB swap groups and a lady was selling her 6 currently laying hens and a coop for $50. With the help of a very angry BF and amused parents we got everyone home. The coop is a piece of junk that needs to be replaced soon, but it got me started.

    From the lady I got 1 golden laced wyandotte and 5 production reds (they could be RIR but I'm not sure). Then the BF saw how much I was enjoying the ladies and bought me 3 EE from an online hatchery. 5 were delivered and are doing well. They are 2.5 weeks old now. Then last Friday I saw the ugliest rooster at the local feed store when I went to buy more food for the babies. Now I have 1 GLW, 5 PRs, 1 buff silike rooster, and 5 EE babies.

    Chicken math has started already...
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - chicken math for sure - time for a larger coop.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. chicktom

    chicktom New Egg

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    hie evryone im new here who can take me arround the place
     
  5. chicktom

    chicktom New Egg

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    im looking for an incubator (capacity abt 200 eggs) that works on batteries. where im living electricity is a problem .does anyone have an idea
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. We all have OCD (Obsessive Chicken Disorder) here, and very few BYC members are immune to "chicken math." :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is loads of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    So nice to see another case of chicken addiction taking hold. Glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock, where no one will ever say you have too many chickens.[​IMG]
     
  9. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Thought you might enjoy this:
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    BYC will take care of your "support group" needs, lol.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  10. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined the flock! For people with OCD, this is the place to be!
     

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