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New Family to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by WellsTenAcres, Mar 3, 2017.

  1. WellsTenAcres

    WellsTenAcres New Egg

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    Good evening!

    We just got our first set of chickies!! We've been considering and researching and planning for years! Finally took the plunge and got 22 to start with. We shall see how this goes!! With 5 kiddos in the house - we easily go through 18 or so eggs a day... time we had layers to provide our family with the good stuff!! ;-)
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, Welcome!! What breed did you get?? Did you get all pullets or straight run chicks?
     
  3. ECarter1217

    ECarter1217 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] good to have you hello from Mississippi
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us and congrats on your new flock.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224


    All the best
    CT
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. HeavensHens88

    HeavensHens88 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to the ultimate Clan, Club, and sometimes Conundrum of Chicken Lovers!
    Congratulations on your new chicks!!!!!!!
    You'll find the nicest people here who will always be at your beckon call within seconds (literally) with any fowl enigma you have!
    You also might try posting on these threads in regard to your chicks: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-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!!!
    Wings of Wishes,
    ~Sarah
     
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  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! It's great to have aboard! Enjoy your chicks and the eggs they will eventually produce! [​IMG]
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Kids and chickens go together like peas & carrots...you are in for some fun now!
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    As you have already received some good advice and links, 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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     

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