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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gmatson, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. gmatson

    gmatson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi my name is Ginger. I'm from north east TN. I have 10 chicks. I 7 red stars, 2 Easter eggers, and a polish mix. I have 2 sons. My husband, boys and I are very excited about starting our little flock.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Ginger

    Glad you could join the flock! Lovely breeds you have there, I keep mainly polish. Wishing you the very best of luck with your chicks in the future. Be sure to ask any questions, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Ginger and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even you are an experienced hand) https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box as there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    These links may help you for the moment.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks


    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Ginger. It's always nice when the whole family gets involved. Welcome to Backyard chickens
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good morning Ginger.

    Welcome to BYC, I love it here.

    10 seems like a nice size flock for starting. On my first 2 chicken adventures I did only 3 chicks each time. This time around I have 10 in the brooder and they actually seem happier. Also, I can't believe the difference it made in the behavior of my chicks when I switched to a red light instead of white. They instantly calmed down and seem to be resting a lot better, which will ultimately mean healthier, happier chickens.

    Hope you have a great time here at BYC and raising your flock!
     

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