Hi from Croton, MI!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bswieter, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. bswieter

    bswieter New Egg

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    Hello everyone.
    My name is Brittiney. I'm new to owning chickens and have yet to buy any. Mostly because we're wating for warmer weather, but we're also really undecided on what type to get. My roomates, husband, and I recently began building the coop that will house between 10 to 14 hens. I have been reading a lot on this site and thought I should join in on the fun. I look forward to all the great advice.
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  3. WildBilly

    WildBilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my rooster's name is wild billy , i am 5 1/2 months new to chickens myself, i normally only have goats and small pets. i bought 6 chickens and very cool ones. for egg laying i highly recomend you buy a day old white leghorn they lay an egg a day once they get in their long laying cycle. rhode island red hen, easter egger hen, barred rock hen, and buff orpington as well as a jersey black giant rooster are great birds and great fun.....i personally love all breeds of chickens .....you may choose ones based on personality or egg laying, i used the website meyer cheap chicks hatchery.com and them as well as many other chick places are reliable. i am excited for you , trust me chickens can be an adventure.[​IMG]-----this is me right now...[​IMG]missing my chickens while writing a paper. bsweiter i wish you the best of luck and health with your birds. enjoy
    and advice can be great on this site
     
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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Brittiney, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here and that you are getting yourself some chickens! You might want to check out the Learning Center link below - it will get you off to a fast start on your journey. Also there is link to a chart that describes many of the breeds available to help you in your choosing. Good luck and have fun!!

    Breeds:

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

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

    Learning Center:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    [​IMG] from New Mexico!

    You are going to love keeping chickens. They are a blast to have around and will entertain you for years to come. [​IMG]
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Brittiney, good luck on completing that coop and starting your flock - welcome to BYC.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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