New chicken owner here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by beaverdood, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. beaverdood

    beaverdood New Egg

    Aug 8, 2016
    Hi. My wife has been talking about getting chickens for years. At the end of May, she finally went to Wilco and bought 4 chicks: a Buff Orpington, Cuckoo Maran, New Jersey Giant and a mystery bird. Barred Rock, perhaps? Then the mad scramble of building our first chicken coop ensued. It's been a learning experience to say the least. It turned out pretty well considering our total lack of experience or knowledge. [​IMG]
    We didn't fully realize how fast the chicks would grow. Thank goodness the coop was done before they outgrew their brooder!

    I am pleased to learn as much as I can from this forum. Thank you for any help you can provide as we are learning all about our new chickens.
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Yes those chicks sure do grow very quickly! Great to hear you got your coop finished and everything ready for them. Be sure to ask any questions, everyone here to help you along the way.

    Enjoy your time here on BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
  3. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to BYC. To id any of your birds - post photos and mention age - at "what breed or gender is this." Have you checked out the Learning Center, it has answers to questions you haven't even thought of yet.
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, beaverdood, and :welcome. Great to have you in our community! :)
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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