Hello from Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cummins05, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. cummins05

    cummins05 New Egg

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    Hello

    Airforce guy here from Texas. Just got 2 little ones from a local feed store last night. They are both doing well in the brooder however I am pretty sure one that was bought as a Buff Orpington is actually a Cornish Rock Cross. So.... I am going today to get me a Rhode Island Red and hopefully a Black Australorp as well a Buff Orpington. Hoping to end up with 4 friendly hens for my Son to enjoy. I am building an A frame type coop with a floor to get the girls up off the ground at night to roost. I will have a 6x8' area for them to run and be happy with a small ramp to get into the coop. Have done lots of research and hope it will all work out in the end.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! We are glad you joined us. Good luck with your new chicks.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and congrats on your new arrivals.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread will put you in contact with other BYC members in your area, which can be very helpful.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for your time in service. Welcome to Backyard Chickens.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    You've picked out some nice friendly breeds, hope you and your family enjoy them!
     

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