I'm new!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by d31an3y, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. d31an3y

    d31an3y New Egg

    Mar 17, 2017
    I'm new to chick ownership. I have recently got 14 chicks. I don't know the breed or sex of them but 5 are yellow and 9 are black and white. [​IMG]
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    too young, when they are 6-8 weeks old please post photos at "what breed or gender is this." By then they will be feathered out and show some signs of gender.
  3. d31an3y

    d31an3y New Egg

    Mar 17, 2017
    I will!!
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - congrats on your new chicks. These links may be helpful at the moment -


    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224

    All the best
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under d31an3y [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you and your little ones all the best. They are adorable!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2017
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! I shy away from chicken gender predictions due to a bad record of success! [​IMG] Looks like CTKen gave you some great links to post the pics and explore so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]

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