New BYC member in Northeast Ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by freedom road, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. freedom road

    freedom road New Egg

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    My family and I are new to raising chickens. Our peeps are due to arrive March 24. We are really excited to be adding chickens to our homestead "family". I'm sure I will have thousands of questions and would love to get as much advice as you're willing to share. God Bless
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with your new chicks, hope they all arrive safely!
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck when your chicks arrive.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck with your new babies! If you have any questions, post away!

    Welcome to BYC and enjoy your new adventure!
     
  5. freedom road

    freedom road New Egg

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    Fortunately, we live close(about a 20 minute drive) to Meyer Hatchery and can pickup our chicks. It will save shipping costs and will hopefully reduce the risk of a peep dying in transit. We are super excited for the 24th to get here.
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. gander007

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  8. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    :welcome
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    That's great that you can drive in and pick up the chickens yourself.[​IMG]

    Please check out feet & beaks if you can before leaving, cross beak & splayed feet, curled up toes, etc. are common - you don't need to start out with those defects.
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2014
  10. freedom road

    freedom road New Egg

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    Thanks for the beaks and feet tip. I appreciate it.
     

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