Hi from Missouri

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ILoveSilkieChickens, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. Hi, I’m from Missouri and I’m newbie here. I’ve loved domesticated chickens since the year 2000 but I could never get to have pet chickens until this year. I’m an animal lover and birds are among my top favorite animals ever. I have three chicken chicks. One is a Light Brahma, the other is a Cuckoo Maran and the last one is a white silkie chick. How do I raise chickens and take care of them so that they can live strong and healthy lives? We are raising chickens for their eggs only. These are pets and not food.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. Provide a dry draft free coop, proper feed, protection from predators, and your birds will thrive. Your silky, if a hen, will be more interested in providing more chicks than eggs.
     
  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. Please make yourself at home. Wise words from @sourland

    This is a useful link of “How to” BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3. I’d suggest including your location using the guide in the link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Happy :ya to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  5. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     
  6. MustLoveHens

    MustLoveHens Songster

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! There is a ton of useful info here as well as really knowledgeable people so ask away and have fun! Happy chicken keeping!
     
  7. Melky

    Melky Spring has sprung!

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    Welcome to BYC!​
     
    Meg-in-MT, rjohns39, Pork Pie and 7 others like this.
  8. Thanks for being friendly guys!
     
  9. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  10. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    I think @sourland summed it up nicely.
     

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