Hello, new here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by msb5643, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. msb5643

    msb5643 New Egg

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    Hey all! I am Melissa, and I am new to the chicken thing. We live in the city of Spokane, Washington and just got two 5 month bantams Friday. One is a silkie and the other a cochin. We may go back and get another silkie...I think we have room. We are in the city and can only have three, and we are keeping them in a chicken tractor. They will also roam the yard when we are home. We read up on chickens with help from the local library but really don't know what we are doing, and want to do right by these girls. I am hoping you guys can help me! Any advice or things I absolutely must know?
     
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    [​IMG] and I recommend reading a lot on BYC, I learned most of my chicken info here and am still learning. [​IMG]
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Hi Melissa, Welcome from an imp in Renton. There are several members over in your area.

    Join us on the Washingtonians thread in the where are you forum. Lots of nice people there.

    One tip, Protect from predators, there are lots of things that will eat chickens, even in the urban settings.

    Imp
     
  4. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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  6. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will learn so much and you will find BYC folks to be very helpful!

    Welcome , Welcome, Welcome!
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  7. downstownlady

    downstownlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bet they are adorable!!! Pics please!!! BTW...Welcome to BYC!!!
     
  8. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    [​IMG] from Tucson, AZ! You must know that you should read BYC every day. [​IMG]
     
  9. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Oregon. You are at the right place!
     

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