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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by OkieLady, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. OkieLady

    OkieLady Hatching

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    I am brand new to the whole chicken thing. I have a coop and a big enclosure that i built around it. I am getting my 6 month old hens on monday and i feel a little unprepared!
     

  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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  3. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    Hi Welcome to byc. I am sure you will be a great chicken mom The main thing they need is feed, water and a safe enclosure. Once you have those things done you get to just enjoy them.
     
  4. kjgoodman

    kjgoodman Chirping

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    [​IMG] from WI.
    You have a coop, water, food and chickens.... There's a pretty good start! That's all I had. I started this adventure a year ago. lost a few,... learned A LOT....expanded a bit ;-) lol... getting more...

    I will caution you. Chickens are adictive and tend to multiply because of the addiction.
     
  5. vickichicki

    vickichicki Songster

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  6. postalpoultry

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    Hello,
    Well you have already done the hard part now comes the fun! Chickens are fantastic as pets, for eggs, just to watch. You will have a great time with them, they each are individuals with distinct personalities. I have had all kinds of critters my whole life and recently found this forum, the people on here can help you out alot, seems to be a great place with good people. But then how could a chicken person be a bad person!! LOL Good Luck and just say the word if you need something
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. postalpoultry

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    Thanks Vickichicki!! I didn't know bout that thread just getting into BYC myself. Good lord it's a little addictive huh?[​IMG]
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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

    vickichicki Songster

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    It most certainly is. I have ruined sevreal cups of tea, leaving them with the teabag in as I have come to read another thread... 20 threads later... New tea...

    When you have done digging around, on your profile you will find a list of threads you have either started or commented in. So the link will be available there, in case you forget.
     

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