new chicken owner

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ledeb47, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. ledeb47

    ledeb47 New Egg

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    Hello everyone. I have 17 3wk old chicks this is my first time raising chickens. I have had these guys since they hatched. I don't know much about raising them. So any info is helpful.
     
  2. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A couple of goodbooks come to mind to buy:

    American Poultry Association book on raising chickens
    Backyard chicken farmer is another one
     
  3. my3chickens

    my3chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! Read as much as you can here, this forum has been so helpful and everyone is always eager to answer your questions.

    Best of Luck.
     
  4. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    You'll find good information on this site. When you have a question do a search first. Often you'll find the problem has been solved. Best of luck with your new project! [​IMG]
     
  5. chica57

    chica57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a great forum to learn from-everyones always willing to help !!!! And [​IMG]
     
  6. PNWchick

    PNWchick New Egg

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    Hi! We are new to the forum and chickens as well. We have been reading Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens - lots of information, it has been very helpful.
    Good Luck!
     
  7. alaskachick

    alaskachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first time raising chickens as well. I have learned a lot of information. Never be afraid to ask. Welcome!
     

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