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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ascoper2, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. ascoper2

    ascoper2 New Egg

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    Hello all
    I am new to Back yard. I am located in East Texas. I have been reading a lot about chick es on line.
    I have a 20x20 enclosure. I plan to purchase 6 sex link layers. Primary purpose is for eggs.
    I have plenty of free range space. Any and all advice greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Silkie Chick

    Silkie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome To BackYardChickens! One thing that I would recommend is to pick them up a lot when they are little. It makes a big difference if there is a problem with one when they are older and you need to catch it.
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and welcome to BYC!
     
  4. DCasper

    DCasper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Western Kentucky. I would start with medicated chick feed, good bedding and lots of attention for healthy and happy chickens. It is a great hobby and fun for the whole family.



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  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. You cant go wrong with Black Stars, love em!
     
  6. ascoper2

    ascoper2 New Egg

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    Thank You
     
  7. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio...glad you joined
     
  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC.

    I had one Sex Link hen. She was an awesome layer. She was also my friendliest hen. I would definitely recommend the breed.

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