Hi! new here :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Wolfy89, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. Wolfy89

    Wolfy89 In the Brooder

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    Hi! I'm so happy I found this site site. My family and I are planning on getting chickens soon and are planning our greenhouse/coop combo :) We plan on getting icelandic chickens. My kids are so excited and we can't wait! Any tips on greenhouse/coops would be great, our winters get cold and well below frost. It will be our first time having chickens :)
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens.
    The only things I know about Icelandics is they are great foragers and escape artists. There was an Icelandic thread years ago, you may want to check and see if it is still running.
     
  3. KLIL

    KLIL Crossing the Road

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  4. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC

    These links may be useful -
    http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/winter-chicken-keeping

    http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/winter-coop-temperatures

    On this link you'll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping birds - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. 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.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archives

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3 (there's a guide on how to include your location under your avatar, which will be helpful). You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  5. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Quack!

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    Welcome to BYC!


    My name is Kayla! You’ve certainly come to the right place for all things poultry! :wee

    We hope you LOVE BYC! Feel free to ask me if you have any questions or anything or you can simply start a new thread!

    If you’d like, you can join my Flock’s thread! I share updates & we have fun/interesting chats:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/kayla’s-flock.1270063/


    We’re all so happy you’ve decided to join the BYC flock! You’ll find this website to be most helpful!! :wee :welcome
     
  6. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya
     
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  7. N F C

    N F C happy spring!

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    :welcome

    A couple of years ago, there used to be a regular feature on various breeds...Icelandics were the focus of one:
    chicken-breed-focus-icelandic.1083508
    Hope you find it interesting.

    Best of luck with all your plans!
     
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  8. chickisoup

    chickisoup one Blessed chicki

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    Hi! welcome.jpg
    pull up a branch and roost for a bit! Always room for one more in this coop!!!
    Altho I'm not as "north" as you are, we get pretty cold here in northern Wisconsin, USA not too far from the Canadian border. Lots of great knowledgeable folks on here to help. Check out the page loaded with great coop building ideas. Oh, and don't forget to wander over to the Random Ramblings section when you just feel like havin' a little fun chatting with a bunch of good eggs. (watch out tho, a few of us might be just a little "cracked" ;) )
     
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  9. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss: We are glad you joined our flock!

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


    Coop Ideas:
    Chicken Coops
    There are a couple of articles below in my signature that are worth the short read.
    BYC has an APP
     
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  10. adrikeen

    adrikeen Whooo let the chicks ooout? Peep...peep...peep

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    :welcome
    Glad you joined our flock! Pull up a roost! :hugs
     
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