Loving the chicken life!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by emcdiggs, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. emcdiggs

    emcdiggs Just Hatched

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    Hello! We are new to having our own chickens, but my husband grew up with his grandparents chickens and worked on a farm in college, so he has some experience. I had some ducks growing up, but am already in love with my baby chicks! We have been working on the coop and run and getting it ready while the girls are growing in the brooder. We have loved everything on this site and all the feedback from everyone! It definitely helped me figure out what all I needed before we got the pullets and how to deal with everything from pasty butt to the pecking order! I have learned so much already and cannot wait to learn more!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, emcdiggs, and [​IMG]! Just said hello to you over on the other forum - glad you came over and introduced yourself! Don't worry - I'm not stalking you! [​IMG] I spend a lot of time on this forum greeting the newcomers!
    You'll find us a friendly and helpful bunch! Ask any questions you have along the way! Not sure where you are located but you can chat with local poultry peeps in your state thread in this link: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
     
  3. dewtattoo

    dewtattoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello from California. [​IMG] You and I are currently in the same boat. My chicks are in the brooder and I'm on the mad dash to complete my coop. Good luck with your build.
     
  4. emcdiggs

    emcdiggs Just Hatched

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    Love it! we are debating the exact area we are building the run right now and cannot wait to get them all full grown and out there! How many do yall have?
     
  5. dewtattoo

    dewtattoo Out Of The Brooder

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    We started with 4. We got a black Australorp, a Silver Laced Wyandotte, a Barred Rock, and a Speckled Sussex. Mine are only 2-weeks old at the moment, but they have nearly doubled in size since we got them.
     
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    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

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  8. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Glad to hear BYC has been helpful to you as it has for so many others.

    It's nice to have you here!
     

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