Hi from Georgia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenlover171, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. chickenlover171

    chickenlover171 New Egg

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    Hey ya'll! I am new to the chicken raising world but have always loved them. I will be getting my first batch of baby chicks in the next few weeks! If any one has any tips for me, they would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Hello and, [​IMG]
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome to our forum!

    There's lots of good information in our learning center and in the stickies at the top of each forum.

    In the south, heat is a serious concern in the summer. They will need shade and lots of water and breeze. Some of our North GA members lost chickens to the heat in recent heat waves. I love this thread to show the open style of coop that works so well down here:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/163417/please-show-me-your-hot-weather-coops

    You might want to find the Georgia thread in our Where am I? Where are You" forum.
     
  4. chickenlover171

    chickenlover171 New Egg

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    Thanks :). I am actually homeschooled as well and have decided to go organic in all of the foods i cook.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep the litter dry, the brooder nice and warm, don't over crowd, and give lots of chickie treats!

    [​IMG] Cheers from Ohio! [​IMG]Glad you could join us! [​IMG]
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, chickenlover171, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! BYC is the greatest place to learn the ins and outs of chicken keeping. Have fun and good luck!
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Great resources given here. Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     

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