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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by emarshall1, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. emarshall1

    emarshall1 Hatching

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    Recently went on a camping trip and meet some nice people who told us about this website.Getting a little bit closer to acquiring some chickens. Hoping I can become more informed.
     

  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Peruse the BYC website and you will be much more than "just informed," the sky is the limit . The Learning Center is a good place to start and then branch off to forums that meet your needs: raising chicks, incubating and hatching, coop building, emergencies & diseases, etc. etc.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, emarshall1, and [​IMG]! Pleased to have you in our community! BYC will provide you with all the information you'll need! Best wishes!
     
  4. SoCalChickie

    SoCalChickie In the Brooder

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    Hi - I'm fairly new to chickens too. I inherited a flock of 6 over Memorial Day weekend. I was terrified that I would accidentally kill them or it would be too much work in addition to my family, other pets and my job! But they are much easier to care for than I originally thought, so don't be scared. But do the research so you know what you are getting into...are you okay with cleaning the coop? Two of my friends have recently gotten chickens because of us. I've learned a lot in the last two months and happy to help if you have any questions. My biggest advice is to make sure the coop works for your flock and for you (is it comfortable/safe for the chickens and easy to clean/feed/water for you?). Good luck!!!
     
  5. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Songster

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    [​IMG] from Ohio!!!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  7. Welcome to BYC glad you joined us!
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  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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