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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mgvickerman, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. mgvickerman

    mgvickerman Hatching

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    Good morning all, just getting started with planning.my family is planning on getting my wife 3 chicks for Easter as she has been talking about ha in chickens for fresh eggs. We live in oakley ca. 3 is the limit. We have found a good livestock retailer with good information and good help. Any suggestions please let me know
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! My first suggestion would be for you drop by the learning centre. It has lots of articles on raising chicks and all the help for when they become adult birds https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    If you don't want a roo I would also suggest you get already sexed chcks.
    Wishing you all the very best of luck with this new chicken adventure. Be sure to ask any questions you have, everyone here to help and very friendly :frow
     
  3. mgvickerman

    mgvickerman Hatching

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    Thank you
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our BYC "flock"!
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I would recommend buff orpingtons or you. They are quiet, calm, friendly, great layers and docile
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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  10. mgvickerman

    mgvickerman Hatching

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    One of the four of our new flock 2 Rhode Island Red and 2 called convics they are black and they say that when they grow up they are black and grey striped " convic" the wife is very happy and surprised. Chicks doing great about 1 week old
     

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