hello I'm new to the site from Kentucky.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by whiteravyn85, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. whiteravyn85

    whiteravyn85 New Egg

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    I'm looking forward to learn more about raising chickens. We have 5 children and are wanting to be able to raise are own food.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! The learning centre would be a great place for you to start. Here is the link ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    You have certainly come to the right place for all the learning. The learning centre has great articles on all aspects of keeping a flock happy, safe and healthy. It also has a lovely section on getting started too.

    Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on Yorkshire coop; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Great to involve your children in the whole process of food, animals and what it takes to care for them responsibly. Well done you! They will never forget the experience, of that I am sure.

    All the best

    Ct
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  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. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It is really nice if the whole family pitches in. Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Raising poultry is a great hobby for the whole family and it's good for the kids to appreciate (and know) where their food comes from. If they enjoy the birds, this could be a hobby they can continue the rest of their lives.

    If you're interested in 'meeting' other members in KY, you can find them here on your state thread:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
    That can be a good resource for finding breeders, swap meets, how to deal with local weather concerns, etc.

    Have fun!
     
  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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