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LaketownChick

Chirping
Mar 24, 2018
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1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

I am a newbie, just got my first batch a couple weeks ago.

(2) How many chickens do you have right now?

A baker’s dozen.

(3) What breeds do you have?

Orpington, Barred Rock, Americauna/Easter Egger, and Isa Brown.

(4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

Google searches during my research about owning chickens.

(5) What are some of your other hobbies?

SAHM, gardening, baking, tea drinking, and finding ways to be more eco-friendly.

(6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, and your occupation.

I have two little girls, husband, Labrador, and Australian Shepherd. I clean PT nights at a local brewery and paint shop.
 

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Kiki

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Melvin Up the Taterhole
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:welcome:celebrate

Glad you're here !

A must have for your poultry is a FIRST AID KIT for any issues that would arise. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/suggestions-for-a-first-aid-kit.1150128/)
It's definitely better to have it and not need it rather than need it and not have it.

Also, make sure your coop(s) have a proper amount of VENTILATION. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/ar...-there-and-cut-more-holes-in-your-coop.47774/) Your chickens will absolutely thank you for it!

One last thing, if you're into gardening, feel free to join this years SEED SWAP (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/seed-swap.1220129/)
 

Teila

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G'Day from down under MrsMommyDekker :frow Welcome and Congratulations! :clap

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.

BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

Your chicks are adorable! If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of them and/or other critters, 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 ;)

Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.
 

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