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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Traxx, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. Traxx

    Traxx Hatching

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    Howdy y'all. I haven't gotten my chickens yet but am looking for info before I get some scratchers.
    I remember having them as a kid and want to have the same for my younguns.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    You have come to the right place for all the fun and learning!

    You will want to stop by our learning center for all kinds of good articles on getting started in chickens, building the coop, raising the chicks and keeping your adult flock happy, healthy and safe from predators...https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    As for breeds, if you are looking for some kid friendly breeds, Buff Orpingtons, Black Australorps, Plymouth Barred Rocks, Wyandottes and Silkes are all docile, friendly and great on the laying. My Australorps are so docile and affectionate. They just LOVE to lap sit and I can't sit anywhere without one wanting on my lap or follow me around where ever I go. Buff Orps will also be just as friendly. Buff Orps are super kid friendly.

    Enjoy this new journey you are on and if you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock!
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    I'd be sure to check out the Learning Center that Two Crows linked to. Also, feel free to ask any questions that you have! We're all here to help.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined.

    Yes, I'd definitely take a look at the Learning Center! It has lots of information for new chicken keepers. And, if you can't find answers to your questions, just feel free to ask! We're all here to help in any way we can.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Which area of Texas are you in? My wife and I were both raised in the great state of Texas. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Do you have any breed preference?
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC -- a childhood with chickens is a wonderful gift to give your children!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    It's so nice when the kids get involved
     
  10. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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