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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BrysonDavis, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. BrysonDavis

    BrysonDavis New Egg

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    Hi, my name is Bryson and I am going to start my flock in the spring. I just wanted to say hi and if you have any suggestions and/or comments please tell me! Thanks!
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

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

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. The Indiana chickeners can certainly fill you in on what breeds do best in the climate, what predators to watch out for etc. Check out the coops section on BYC, and the predator threads. Things go so much better when you are prepared and not just 'winging it.'
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    whoops, forgot to mention the Learning Center is jam packed with information. It can answer questions you don't even know you have yet. No joke, it's the best place to start a poultry education.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Bryson. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on drumstick diva; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Welcome, glad you have joined us.

    Good luck with your planning.

    In addition to the exploring the Learning Center and Coops section, the advice I wish I had listened to is to build your coop and run larger than you think - it is always in the top 10 "what would you have done different" lists. And from personal experience, so much easier to build before the flock moves in rather than adding on.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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