New chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Promised land farm, Jan 13, 2019 at 7:54 AM.

  1. Promised land farm

    Promised land farm Hatching

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    My wife had a coworker who just moved into a new house, they had 7 chickens and no room at the new house so we took their chickens, we have never had chickens before,

    Any advice would be appreciated
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC

    On this link you'll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping birds - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archives . Ditto the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3 I’d suggest including your location using the guide in that link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  3. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens! We are glad you joined the flock! :welcomeBYC is a helpful site providing all of the information you need to know about poultry. There is always space for members on the BYC roost! :highfive:
    Good luck with your chicken keeping! Have you provided them a coop yet? Pictures of your new flock would definitely be nice!

    Hope you enjoy it here as much as we all do!
     
  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Set 40 eggs Jan. 2!

    Welcome to BYC.
    :yesss: We are glad you joined this flock!
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


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  5. Izzychicky

    Izzychicky Songster

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    :welcome

    I hope you find all the information you need on this website1 everyone here is very helpful!
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Wind? Bah!

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    :welcome

    Pork Pie has given you some good places to start learning what you need to know. The Search Forums tool can come in handy and of course, you can always ask questions.

    Make yourself at home here and thanks for joining us!
     
  7. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Hello Promised land farm.
    Welcome to BYC.
    You'll get lots of advice here. Mine is, watch your chickens.:)
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC, and congratulations on your instant flock. Answers to your questions can be found in the forums. Good luck with your birds.
     
  9. Brahmachicken240

    Brahmachicken240 Crowing

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens :frow:welcome:jumpy
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  10. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi & :welcome

    That’s very kind of you to take the chickens in and give them a new home. I’m sure you will enjoy them very much.

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

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