new hen here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ddrobinson, Jan 27, 2015.

  1. ddrobinson

    ddrobinson New Egg

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    I am so excited to find this site. We moved to our farm last fall and I will be adding a coop and chickens come spring. I live in Ontario, Canada, this will be my first time raising chickens. I am very interested in free ranging them and letting them work the compost from my cows. Also, as it's very cold here in winter, I want to provide them with a well insulated coop. There is a wealth of knowledge and advice here, as I can see. So happy to be a member.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! The learning centre is a great place to start here is the link https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    If you are thinking of free ranging your birds I would just point out to be on guard for potential predators in your area. Once they know there is free meal on offer they don't stop.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and be sure to ask any questions you may have, we are all here to help. Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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

    I'd definitely take a look at the Learning Center that Yorkshire Coop linked to! To find information on coops, check out the Coops section: Coop Designs

    We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have![​IMG]
     
  4. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    Good luck with your future chickens! I'd be sure to check out the links that the other posters gave you. And feel free to ask any questions that you have!
     
  6. casey197530

    casey197530 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome this site rocks I have gotten so great advice. You will love your chickens they r so much fun
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens are you getting?
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  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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