Hey there Chick Lovers!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dixiegirlnc, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. dixiegirlnc

    dixiegirlnc New Egg

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    My name is Lori and I'm completely new to all of this. I thought I would sign on here and learn all I could before trying to raise my own flock. I want to do this right, therefore all the research I can do, the better. I look forward to any advice anyone wants to give. :) I am a bookkeeper by trade but love fresh eggs. I'm trying to start the homesteading thing so thought raising chickens would be a good start. I also raise vegetables in the summer. Thanks for any advice. It will be much appreciated. :)
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, dixiegirlnc, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Research is good to do before undertaking chicken raising - and BYC is a great place to do that research! I would advise reading up in the following links. Good luck and have fun!!

    The Learning Center will give you the info you need for the care and keeping of chickens:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    Here are some coop styles and designs you can study:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coop_Designs

    And if you have not thought much about breeds, here are two places to look:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/category/chicken-breeds

    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello Lori and [​IMG] from New Mexico!

    This is the place to be for all your chicken questions. There is much to be learned from these forums, more than you could read in any book. So many folks have seen it ALL here. LOL

    So, any questions you have you can post in the appropriate sections or search the archives for additional information.

    Enjoy your stay!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hey right back at'cha - glad you joined us [​IMG]
     
  5. belwelch

    belwelch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from KY
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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