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Hi I'm Shannon

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by shannonq88, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. shannonq88

    shannonq88 Just Hatched

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    Hello,

    I am still kind of new to the chicken world. I have a 1 year old group of 8 chickens. I just added another group of 7 chickens and I have a group of 6 chickens on the way! I am always up for new tips and information on how to raise chickens! Please share advice with me.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Shannon and [​IMG] - glad that you have joined us. It seems like chicken maths has got you good and proper [​IMG]. We're a friendly bunch, so feel free to ask any questions that you may have.

    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.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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

    Definitely follow the link to our Learning Center that CTKen has left for you...all kinds of great articles that will help you with raising and keeping your flock.

    Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our roost! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Shannon, sounds like you caught the chicken addiction - what breeds do you have? When they are 6 weeks old you could post photos at "what breed or gender is this." If you need them sorted out.
     
  6. shannonq88

    shannonq88 Just Hatched

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    I have 14 golden comets, 1 rhode island red, 3 new hampshire reds and 3 bantams. 2 bantams are def roosters i just found out and someone said my one new hampshire red could be a rooster even though it doesnt crow. I was going to look at their feathers to see if I could tell a little easier.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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