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Hello from West Texas!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by srankin, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. srankin

    srankin New Egg

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    I am new to chickens and BYC. I have been wanting chickens for a while since we recently purchased a 10 acres house/pecan orchard. I have always wanted my own little 'farm' so I thought I would start small with some chickens. I found BYC while researching chicken coop designs. I used 'Miss-tis-coop' from this site and just finished it yesterday. I bought 6 pullocks and 1 leghorn recently and one of my friends who raises chickens is making some more for me. She has about 25 in her incubator. Here is a picture of my chickens (and 2 ducks) and their new coop. I seem to be like the rest of yall because I found a catalog with all kinds of different chickens and I am so excited to get some more. (my husband is trying to talk me into waiting a little bit)
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  2. Chickmagnet07

    Chickmagnet07 New Egg

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    Hello,
    Chickens are easy! I am excited to be getting mine back! Welcome!
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new farm - it must be very exciting times ahead for you.

    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 (just type your state in the search box) will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.

    (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
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, you have a very nice set up.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congrats on your new coop and flock! With 10 acres I'd be a dangerous person with the chick catalog.

    Thanks for joining us!
     

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