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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gmsmith1980, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. gmsmith1980

    gmsmith1980 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 4, 2016
    Lexington, KY
    I'm in Lexington, ky. My daughter just got her 1st two chickens today. They hatched them at school and the kids were allowed to bring a couple home if they wanted. She got 2 black chicks. We don't know what they are. They are 1 week old. I've never raised chickens before, so it will be an experience for both of us.
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad you have joined us.

    If you check out the Learning Centre, you'll find a whole host of resources on all things chicken.


    Your state thread is worth joining as you will get to know other BYC members in your area (just type your state in the search box). In fact, the search box should become your best friend [​IMG] Lastly but by no means least, 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
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to BYC. When the chicks are 6-8 weeks old you could photos and we will try to identify them for you.
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congrats on your new chicks! I'm sure the children at school really enjoyed watching the hatch, it's an amazing thing to watch as the chick emerges from the egg. Please do drop by the link CT left for you, lots of great articles that will help you keep your chicks happy safe and healthy.

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your chicks. Ask all the questions you need to. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    I hope your family enjoys raising the little ones, they can be a lot of fun.

    Thanks for joining us!

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