I just bought a house with chickens in mind

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Backyard Fun, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. Backyard Fun

    Backyard Fun Hatching

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    Hi, I'm new and this is my first post. We are moving into a house on one acre this week. We bought the house with keeping chickens as our goal. Where we live, Sparks, NV, chickens are illegal to keep! But if you live out far enough and have no HOA no one should bother you. We are sooooooo excited to keep chickens for the first time. I am thinking of getting 6-8 chickens for my family of five. I definitely want Silkies and then a chicken of every color after that. We will be bringing home new chicks in the next two weeks. Wish me luck!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. Congratulations on your new home, and good luck establishing your flock.
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Good luck with your new chicken adventure that you and your family are starting with. The learning centre is a great place to start for lots of info on getting started. Here is the link https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Wishing you the very best of luck and be sure to ask any questions you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    Now that's my kind of thought process!!!! Welcome to BYC - best of luck in your upcoming chicken adventures.
     
  5. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    [​IMG]Welocme to BYC!!! It is an aweosme forum (the BEST in the world) and has a great comminity!!! Hopr you have a great time and learn A LOT!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Silkies are very difficult to sex before 4-5 mos. of age and sometimes not even till they crow or lay eggs. You may want to check out the "Silkie Thread," for pictures and more information.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    Good luck with your future flock!
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    Good luck with your future chickens!
     
  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG] and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Be sure to make yourself at home!
     

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