I wanted to introduce myself, hello from California

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by realsis, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Hi I'm a new bee with chickens. I'm expecting my new bearded silkie bantaman chicks around the first week in feb. I will be getting three and I might get one more. The chicks well be around two months old when they arrive. I have two partardige and one blue. I'm having to get them dna tested to ensure females because where i live i can NOT have roos. I'm so excited i feel like a expected mother! I'm trying to learn as much as i can before there arrival. I got several books and have been reading, reading, reading! I already have their coop although I'm making some adjustments to it. I will be adding a second laying box on the side and this Saturday I'll be making their run a lot larger. I made the mistake of buying a coop online and when it arrived I swear it was a miniture version of what I thought I ordered! So live and learn...now i have to make the coop more exceptable by adding on to it. I've got my brooder ready for my babes and I'm just waiting on there arrival. If any one had any advice for me id greatly appercieate it! I'm happy to be a part of this group! Nice to meet you all!
     
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio.....so glad you joined us. Sounds like you are off to a good start with supplies and housing. Keep reading and best of luck with your new babies. Cant wait to see pics
     
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  3. animalsrock123

    animalsrock123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC! I don't know a lot about chickens but good luck:).
     
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  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  5. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Enjoy your new birds when they arrive.
    And don't worry too much about the coop; there are a lot of folks who've purchased those coops they see online or in magazines only to find they can only house 1 or 2 large birds comfortably. But they can still be used as a start to building something bigger!
    Glad you joined us!!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, realsis, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Good luck to you and your 3 chickens (and hopefully more!)!!
     
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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    :welcome from a fellow Silkie lover!!!
    Nikki
     
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  9. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!!! Glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
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  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
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