Hello! I am a newbie.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jmbinfo, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. jmbinfo

    jmbinfo In the Brooder

    Nov 10, 2010
    Well, I am about as city as city gets but really want to country-fy myself and I'd like to start out with some chickens. I don't know why chickens but seems like a good place to get a start.

    My questions are many and not sure where best to ask them just yet but I'll figure it out. My questions range from "how to keep snakes out" to "is there such thing as a rooster that doesn't make all that racket that will annoy the neighbors?"

    Anyways....look forward to it!
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  4. robnms

    robnms Songster

    Jul 9, 2010
    Gulf Coast MS
    Quote:Just ask and everyone will direct you to what you need and you can also use the search function to find what you want, this is the only place you need for experience and direction, welcome to the board and be carefull!!! There are people on here that might make you a chicken addict and before you know it, you'll have 5 incubators and buying everything off of craigslist to build more coops and brooders. Save yourself before its too late, set your limit now before the enablers get you!!! LOL!!
  5. FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Songster

    Mar 21, 2010
    hello and [​IMG] from NE Ohio!

    You came to the right place to get those questions answered!
  6. Moabite

    Moabite Songster

    Feb 24, 2010
    I think you are headed in the right direction. You found BYC! Roosters arn't good to neighbors, but you don't need one anyway. We have 6 hens and more eggs then my family of 5 can eat. Dogs seem to be the biggest problem for newbies. Most snakes are beneficial by eating rodents. Chickens are great!
  7. JCoogle

    JCoogle Songster

    [​IMG] This is a great place to start your Chicken experience. Just wondering where abouts are ya from?
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio.
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A warm welcome from an imp in Washington

    Starting out with chickens is the only way to go.

  10. jmbinfo

    jmbinfo In the Brooder

    Nov 10, 2010

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