new chick alert

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by barefootchick77, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. barefootchick77

    barefootchick77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all of byc land! I'm also new to raising chickens. I've always had a desire to raise but am just now beginning. My 14 yr old son actually had the opportunity to raise some laying hens as a project grade for his FFA Class. So....here we are...I have a couple acres of land in corn country but however the chicks can't be free range due to coyotes. We started small. We have a golden comet & an Americana? Both appx 4.5 nmmonths old....any tips concerns or questions welcome
     
  2. Roland Deschain

    Roland Deschain Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to our flock[​IMG] I have a feeling your flock will grow,they are fun animals to have. Good luck!
     
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  3. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and the wide world of chicken-owning! There is a lot of information right here that can guide you very well, and better than can be done in a single post.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    We're all here to help if we can so as questions come up, ask away! And don't be shy - jump in if a conversation interests you or tickles your funny bone!
     
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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
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  7. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
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  8. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Raising poultry is a great hobby for the whole family, glad yours is enjoying it.

    Make yourself at home here and if you have questions, always feel free to ask.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Is your son interested in showing birds through 4-H as well?
     
  10. barefootchick77

    barefootchick77 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not 4h savy but I tried to find a "leader" & they were all full in my county. But...yes he has interest in it.
     

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