Hi! I am brand new to chickens...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KarlaW, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. KarlaW

    KarlaW New Egg

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    A few families in our church have chickens and have shared their bounty. I decided I want to have my own. I can't wait to get some this week. We have a brooder all set up and the coop is getting built in the next few weeks - weather cooperating. So glad we don't live in the city limits that don't allow chickens.
    I have lived in KS all my 40 years, within 50 miles of Wichita. We have 1 teenager left at home.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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

    I hope the coop construction goes well! Do you know what breeds you want yet?
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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

    Good luck with the coop building and any future chickens!
     
  4. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Good luck with all your poultry projects and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  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. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Greetings! Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] Feel free to ask any questions you may have! We're glad to have another member! [​IMG]
    I'm sure you'll enjoy those chickys when they arrive!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. The Learning Center is a great first stop.
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Ha I love your avatar! So true!
     
  10. KSacco

    KSacco Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm a newbie too! We built the coop then got the chicks and brooder. I currently have 13 chicks in the house-boy are they a handful and so much fun! I got a variety- Wyandottes (Silver and Gold Laced) Barred Rocks and Americanas. So far the Barred rocks are my favorites! Sweet and cuddly and extremely cuddly! Good luck!
     

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