Howdy from Kentucky

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TexasDave, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. TexasDave

    TexasDave New Egg

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    I'm just getting started with chickens, having just ordered my first chicks online last week. We recently moved out of a small town and into the country, on 17.5 acres, where we're starting our homestead. They should be arriving in a couple weeks, so I've got a lot to learn in a short time. I've already been perusing the site, and already have more ideas than I will ever have time to implement. I'm looking forward to learning more from all of you!
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2015
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!! I'm not familiar with Benton, what part of KY is it in? What breed(s) did you order? Have you built your coop and run yet?
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Visit the Learning Center and the forums. Good luck with your chicks and new homestead.
     
  4. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]HI!!
     
  5. TexasDave

    TexasDave New Egg

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    Western Kentucky, just west of Kentucky Lake. Rhode Island Reds. Still working on the design, going with A-frame chicken tractors.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Have you perused the Learning Center yet, it will probably answer most of your questions. If it doesn't we can steer you elsewhere .
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on sourland and drumstick diva; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is loads of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  8. steven29128

    steven29128 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    17.5 ac. sounds nice. I think you will enjoy chickens. I bet you are excided ! I know I would be....
    Welcome to Back Yard Chickens ! [​IMG]
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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