I'm totally a spring chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jonnykatz, Dec 22, 2014.

  1. Jonnykatz

    Jonnykatz New Egg

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    I just became a chicken farmer yesterday when my friend, Jacob, who is moving to Colorado, bequested us with 8 chickens, a nice coop, and all we need to get started. Jacob knows a lot about chickens, and I know nothing. He recommended the site.

    Thanks Jacob!
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock!! Congratulations on your first chickens :celebrate The learning centre is a great place to start for all the learning here is the link https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    Be sure to ask any questions you may have, good luck on your new chicken journey hope you enjoy them and BYC :frow
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. I'm glad you decided to join our flock. Congratulations on your new flock! It's always so exciting getting your first chickens. I would suggest going through the Getting Started Raising Chickens section of our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens. There is loads of useful information there for first time chicken owners. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens did give you?
     
  4. Jonnykatz

    Jonnykatz New Egg

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    I'll have to ask him what kind they all are. I do remember he said a couple are Orpingtons
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to backyard chickens - glad you joined the flock
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Orpingtons are a wonderful breed. I've raised them for years and they are very hardy, calm and gentle (my children, and now my granddaughter, made lap pets of them), and good layers of large brown eggs. :eek:) Good luck with your flock.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! That was a pretty nice friend to get you started with everything you need. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Good luck with your new flock!
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     

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