Kentucky Chick

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by babs1952, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. babs1952

    babs1952 In the Brooder

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    This is my first foray into raising egg layers. I've started with 2 Wyandottes and two Australorps. The chicks have been in the house for a month and last weekend I moved them to a larger crate in the garage. This spring weather has been miserable so planning is tough.

    I'm pretty excited about this venture. As a new retiree I am really enjoying watching these girls grow up.

    I've already had to manage the pasty butt and some pecking issues. Hopefully I have those problems worked out.

    I'll know I'll need more guidance along the way so I'm glad to have joined up!
     
  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
  3. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens do you have coop plans? our spring is rainy here
    not allot of dry weather
     
  4. babs1952

    babs1952 In the Brooder

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    I purchased a used coop last fall, home built, 4 x 4 house with a 16 foot run. The house itself is going to be very difficult to clean so I suspect I'll be upgrading once I get really into this.
    Crazy as it is, it is supposed to snow again tomorrow so my chicks will not get much fresh air yet again.
     
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Babs.... :frowWelcome 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.

    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 ;)

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.
     
  6. 007Sean

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  7. babs1952

    babs1952 In the Brooder

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  8. babs1952

    babs1952 In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the great info. BYC is already addicting. I can't seem tp break away :)
     
  9. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens Babs, it's nice to meet you :frow
     
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