New from NC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by acarr777, May 27, 2016.

  1. acarr777

    acarr777 Just Hatched

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    Hello,

    I am trying this again...My first post did not save for some reason. I am a special education teacher in NC. I teach 9 wonderful boys diagnosed with autism. We hatched chickens in the class about 6 weeks ago and are waiting on our second batch to hatch in a week. I am hoping to take our first 2 home, providing they are hens.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Sorry about the posts not showing. Due to a major spam problem we were forced to "hold" all new members' first posts for approval first. You should be free to post without hassle soon-soon!

    It sounds absolutely wonderful, hatching chicks with the children [​IMG]
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Congratulations on first time hatch. You'll learn all the tricks and special needs your incubator needs before long and see those hatch rates sore. If you click on the forum for incubating and hatching at top of page is links to informative stickies that may give you some pointers. Biggest thing is don't have too high of RH while incubating then put over 70% last two or three days. I like 30% RH for incubating.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    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.

    This link may help you for the moment.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens


    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/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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