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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fatchic, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. fatchic

    fatchic Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 16, 2017
    Howdy from Texas! I just got my first at being a chicken momma! My baby chicks are around 4 weeks. We are setting up the coop and I have questions. So much info on the internet. Thought I would ask some who have lived through the experience. Thanks for having a site for that. I hope to learn a lot.
  2. givengrove

    givengrove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 15, 2017
    Welcome! I am too new to this website but I've been a chicken mama for years. If you have any questions feel free to ask, this place is extremely helpful. :)
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Read....MORE Premium Member

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    Welcome aboard!

    What are some of the questions you have?
    how many chicks did you get and what breed are they?
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, fatchic, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Not sure if you have specific or general questions. If general, you might check out the Learning Center here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    It is loaded with great articles covering a wide range of poultry topics. Good luck and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  5. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I am so glad you decided to join us today, and I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    Best wishes to you and your little ones.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    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]
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Fat Chic, glad you joined us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]
  8. fatchic

    fatchic Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 16, 2017
    Thanks too all! I feel very welcome..
  9. fatchic

    fatchic Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 16, 2017
    I have 2 Bantams, 2 Leghorns and 2 Golden Sexlinks.
  10. fatchic

    fatchic Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 16, 2017
    I have our Coop up and ready. The bottom is open, so no floor.. My husband wanted to use nature's floor. But I heard that wasn't a good idea. Can I put a layers of pine shavings on the ground and some hay on top of that? Nesting box.. same way? Oh yea I also sprinkled DE on the ground first and in the nesting box bottom first.

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