New chicken addiction

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Luckyjim55, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. Luckyjim55

    Luckyjim55 Just Hatched

    Mar 17, 2017
    Hello i,m new at this looking forward to learning what is needed to get start
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens, the brown tab above that says "Learning Center," is the best place to start a chicken education. It has answers to questions, who haven't even thought of yet. I kid you not!
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  4. Luckyjim55

    Luckyjim55 Just Hatched

    Mar 17, 2017
    Thanks that was fast and helpful
    I learned something already
    This seems like great community to off this little science project
  5. HeavensHens88

    HeavensHens88 Remembering the Forgotten

    May 17, 2015
    Lost, I fear.
    Welcome to the ultimate Clan, Club, and sometimes Conundrum of Chicken Lovers!
    Congratulations on beginning your poultry journey!
    You'll find the nicest people here who will always be at your beckon call within seconds (literally) with any fowl enigma you have!
    If you are starting out with chicks, you also might try posting on these threads in regard to your chicks:
    All of birds are all part of one massive, unanimously-beloved flock on BYC- and we can't wait to assist in any way possible!
    We're glad you're here!!!
    :jumpy Wings of Wishes,:jumpy
  6. vachick15

    vachick15 Chicken Obsessed

    Welcome to BYC! I hope you like it here and enjoy your chicken journey! The threads on Raising Baby Chicks are helpful, there are lots of very helpful threads here. Have fun!
  7. Luckyjim55

    Luckyjim55 Just Hatched

    Mar 17, 2017
    Hello all reaching out in hopes that someone can direct me to were i might find breeders that sell hacthing eggs that can be shipped. Not a big fan of ebay. Hatching chick is about the only part of chicken raising i have any expertise at. I have Hatched many chicks for other people with pretty good secess rate over 85% . I would also looking for good coop set ups not building ideas found loads of coops but not much luck with the best practices for ease and maintenance to raise healthy birds. This site is massive and being that I'm new still trying to find my BYC legs with out getting information overload. All of you have been so great I thank you all 4 your guidance
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, luckyjim, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Looks like you've received some great links and advice so I'll just say best wishes and enjoy your poultry journey!! [​IMG]
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Luckyjim55 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received some links to great starting points, I will just wish you and your flock all the best.

    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]

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