Homesteading from NW wisconsin

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KG19, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. KG19

    KG19 New Egg

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    Getting back into chickens after 30 years. What are the necessaries must have on hand before bringing chicks home. Recommended starter foods, med etc....thanks
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! That's quite a break from chicken keeping but I'm sure you will enjoy having the agian. Here is a great section from the learning centre on raising chicks ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks
    Lots of great articles that will really help you with getting started agian.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. The Learning Center makes a great refresher course, and the various forums can handle most of your other questions. I always think it is good to join your state thread and ask the locals what breeds are best, what type of coop stands up to weather extremes, where the feed stores are etc. etc. Best to ask people who know and deal with it every day.

    Just put state name in search box and it will pop up for you.
     
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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. KG19

    KG19 New Egg

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    Thank you!
     

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