New guy from northern NY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Grizzlydog, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. Grizzlydog

    Grizzlydog Out Of The Brooder

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    Just saying hi. New guy to forum and raising chicks. I've been reading the forums and decided to join.
    I have 5 chicks in the brooder and my kids are very happy. They each picked out one chick breed that they wanted and we added 3 sex links for a total of 5. My son wanted a Leghorn and my daughter wanted an Ameraucana.
    Love the forums as it's definitely a wealth of information!!
    It already has me planning a another larger coop!
     
  2. 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. These links may be useful at the moment:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/raising-your-baby-chicks
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/...ks-the-first-60-days-of-raising-baby-chickens


    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
     
  3. Poultry wizard

    Poultry wizard New Egg

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    I'm hoping this will be a great place to learn, Also share. The links are good info, who do I keep them like maybe forever.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Grizzlydog, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! CTKen gave a boatload of great research links so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
     
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  5. Grizzlydog

    Grizzlydog Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! Snow is starting to melt today and my chicks are 2 weeks old. I'm prepping their coop this week and although it's a small starter coop, I want to get a feel for what I want in the future before I upscale next year. Whether this is a just little hobby with the benefit of a few eggs a week for the kids and I, or a bit bigger project where I sell a few eggs to passerbys.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Welcome from Wyoming! We do winter pretty well here too [​IMG]
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you 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.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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