Howdy From Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jnntefend, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. jnntefend

    jnntefend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, my husband and I are new to chickens. right now we have a small flock of six rhode island reds. Well, six RIR peeps. They are comfy in their brooder right now, getting ready for tons of adventure! We are especially interested in advice on keeping chickens in the heat, and safe from predators, and finding that balance between freedom for the chickens and safety from predators. Plus, we're looking forward to meeting other folks with similar interests. Feel free to drop us a line.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please check out the predator thread and coop building. [​IMG]
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, jnntfend, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Lots of great learning links on BYC - peruse them and you will accumulate tons of great information! Have fun and good luck!

    The Learning Center gives the ins and outs of chicken care and upkeep:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    The Baby Chicks thread - great Q & A forum plus infor in old threads:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks

    The Predators and Pests thread (make sure you look up "hardware cloth):

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/13/predators-and-pests
     
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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Folks on the Texas thread may also be helpful - check in the Where are you - Where am I section of the Forum
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good luck with those new chicks - welcome to BYC.
     
  6. jesus89

    jesus89 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC :) you will find tons of info here about all chicken related questions! Good luck!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  10. LoveChickens123

    LoveChickens123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    hi and[​IMG] hope you like it
     

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