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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JBrandon, Aug 18, 2019.

  1. JBrandon

    JBrandon In the Brooder

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    Hi, my name is Julia and I'm new to chickens. We are going out to get our first 6 this week. I'm not sure what breeds to get. We have been saying no to pets for the kids for years but chickens are a different story. We are all excited to take care of them and hopefully get plenty of eggs.
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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  4. N F C

    N F C Champion

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    :welcome

    Hi Julia, nice to have you here with us! Have fun with the new flock of littles and come back to let us know what you picked out to start with.
     
  5. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens please add a general location to your profile Julia helps giving advice
     
  6. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Pick out the chick's that will be good layer's. That way everyday will be like an easter egg hunt for the kid's! Good luck!
     
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  7. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello, Julia, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Do you already have your coop and run set and ready to go? One of the biggest mistakes people make is thinking they have plenty of time to get a coop and run built before the chicks need it only to find themselves scrambling to get the work done as the chicks grow so much faster than they realize.
    Buying a pre-fabricated coop is generally NOT a good idea unless it is from an outfit like Carolina Coops or something similar but they are very expensive. The TSC kind are grossly overrated for the number of birds they can hold and are generally poorly made.
     
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  8. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi & :welcome Julia!

    Enjoy your time here with us all here on BYC :frow
     
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  9. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie Gallus gallus domesticus

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  10. Thesweetbirdsflock

    Thesweetbirdsflock Songster

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    Hey Julia! Nice to have you here! :welcome
     
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