Hi from Orange County, CA!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by VelazquezChick, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. VelazquezChick

    VelazquezChick Just Hatched

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    hello! I am looking into getting backyard chickens. I have 2 kids, a 2 year old and a 7 year old & we are all pretty excited. My husband says I need to "prep the backyard" before I get a coop. Any advice and suggestions or anything is helpful! Thanks and can't wait to make friends here!
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    I suggest taking a look at the Learning Center for lots of helpful articles on raising chickens: Learning Center Articles

    Be sure to also take a look at the Coops section, in case you haven't decided on a coop design yet: Chicken Coop Designs

    Look through the breed reviews to find out which breeds you might like, too: Chicken Breeds

    And, if you can't find answers to some questions, just ask! We're all here to help in any way we can.[​IMG]
     
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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    I'd definitely check out the links Wyandottes7 left you. Good luck with any future chicken adventures!
     
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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
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  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
    We're glad you decided to join the ''flock''. Feel free to ask any questions you may have, there is a lot of great info on this site and I'm sure you'll find answers! [​IMG]
     
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  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Sounds like you'll have a couple of "farm hands" helping you out, lol. Great to get the kids involved, they'll learn a lot and it's a good family project.
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to check out The Learning Center, as well as "Raising Backyard Chickens," forums. Welcome to the flock.
     
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  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Definitely check out our Learning Center link that Wyandottes7 left with you. There is lots of useful information there that will keep you from making beginners' mistakes. Raising chickens is a wonderful experience for children. My granddaughter (pictured in my avatar) loves our chickens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your chickens.
     
  10. UrbanFarmOC

    UrbanFarmOC Chillin' With My Peeps

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