Hi from Virginia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by organicmama40, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. organicmama40

    organicmama40 New Egg

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    Hi everyone. I'm Misty. I'm in Virginia. I started my chicken world this spring. I have 19 hens and roos in a coop, they are 13 weeks old. I also have 10 hens and 6 guinea keets, they are 6 weeks old, in the brooder. I really want to learn and grow to be a great chicken mama!
     
  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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  3. uncertainty

    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Misty; glad you joined BYC. I also have my first flock and wow, am I learning a lot. Currently my area is experiencing an infestation of tent caterpillars (ugh). A local fellow suggested guinea fowl are great at keeping these caterpillars in check. What do you think? I am definitely considering some for next year. Thanks!
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Misty and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us and you most certainly are in the right place to learn everything about keeping poultry and fowl.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I know guineas love ticks - don't know how they feel about the taste of tent caterpillars. Ugh. I hate . them Maybe the chickens will eat them.
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  9. RedSky1

    RedSky1 Out Of The Brooder

    Welcome! I too am in Virginia and started my first flock of chickens in March. I've learned a ton from this site!
     
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  10. organicmama40

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    Thanks everyone! So inviting!
     

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