Just joined in Colorado Springs!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nietchix, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. nietchix

    nietchix Hatching

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    Hi everyone. Looking for any advise on getting this whole process started. Looking at getting a handful of chicks to raise for egg laying mostly! I have already looked into the guidelines here in the Springs so really just looking for some advise on how to start and what essentials are needed to get things going. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Songster

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    Welcome and you have definitely come to the right place to get all your answers. How many are you planning for and are you going to build a coop or buy one? Are they going to be free range or in the coop and run area?
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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

    I suggest taking a look at the Learning Center: Learning Center Articles It has lots of information for new poultry owners.

    Good luck with your future flock!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] We're glad you joined us!

    I would be sure to check out the Learning Center, since it has lots of great information on many aspects of chicken raising. Also, feel free to ask any questions that you have! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2015
  6. matt44644

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  7. nietchix

    nietchix Hatching

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    We are thinking about 5 to start. We will be building our own coop (when I say we I mean my husband) and we plan on having a run area but also letting them free range in our fenced in yard!
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Do you have a breed preference?
     

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