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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HowellHollow, Oct 10, 2016.

  1. HowellHollow

    HowellHollow New Egg

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    Just popping in this morning for the first time. We are brand new to the chicken world. My hubby is building my coop...should be done in 2 weeks (camping trip next weekend won out over continued construction). Have already visited a local hatchery and will return there for our chicks when the coop and run are complete. Very excited! Been a city-girl all my life and bought 22 acres 2 years ago. Finally retired (HS science teacher and Nurse) early and able to enjoy some fun. I'm sure to learn a LOT from all of you, and a bit through trial and error, I expect. If anyone has any 'newbie DO'S or DON'TS' to share, I would appreciate it!
    Be blessed!
     
  2. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard chickens! So glad you joined us, and I hope you make yourself at home! I recommend checking out the Learning Center, https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, great advice there for all newbies! Also, you may want to find your state thread, so you can chat with semi local BYCers. You can find it here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/226276/tennessee, and another: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/440277/the-middle-tennessee-thread. I hope you enjoy it here as much as I have!
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. @CuzChickens has given you a great link - the Learning Centre, but if you any questions or concerns, don't hesitate the post - we all help each other.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas HowellHollow, and welcome to BYC. Looks like CuzChickens has you covered so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congrats on your recent retirement, sounds like you are enjoying the country life.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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