Hello from Wisconsin!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sarahlee91, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. Sarahlee91

    Sarahlee91 New Egg

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    Hello,
    My name is Sarah and I am new at raising chickens. I don't have any chickens yet but im planning on getting a couple Silkie chickens as pets and a few laying hens. I am as new as they come. If there is any advise for me I would appreciate it very much.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Sarah, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock! Here are a few useful links. It's a lot of reading but worth the time to explore. Best of luck to you in your poultry journey!!

    The Learning Center - for general care and requirements of chickens:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    Baby chicks:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks

    Coop designs:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coop_Designs

    A thread for silkie keepers:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/297632/silkie-thread
     
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  3. Sarahlee91

    Sarahlee91 New Egg

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    Thank you so much for the links. [​IMG]
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Sarah, welcome to BYC - redsoxs has provided some excellent links for you to peruse.
     
  8. sdelfe

    sdelfe Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome from central WI.
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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