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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Niamh, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. Niamh

    Niamh Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everybody!
    We are new to raising and keeping backyard chickens. We are finally in an area (North Central Iowa) were we are allowed to and have the room for it :)
    Currently we are building our coop and our baby chicks will / should arrive on April 5th. We are all so excited!
    We are, me Sandra, my husband and 2 kids (11 and 3). We also have 2 indoor cats, 2 dogs. And we just noticed that a farm cat also moved in :)
    I am very thankful to have found this site so I can read up on and get as many information as possible.
    I'm looking forward to network
    Thank you
     
  2. animalwild

    animalwild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad that you found an area where you can keep chickens and welcome to BYC
     
  3. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC and good luck with your chicks!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congrats on your upcoming flock! If you haven't already, check out the Learning Center, it's full of good articles. And saying hi on your state thread is a good way to "meet" other members (just type Iowa in the search box and it should pop up).

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  6. Niamh

    Niamh Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all!
    @NorthFLChick Thank you for the suggestions! I make sure i'll check them out.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. PLEASE keep both eyes on the cats and dogs.
     
  8. Niamh

    Niamh Out Of The Brooder

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    @drumstick diva Thanks for the tip
     
  9. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Sandra and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. I hope you can share some pics of your coop and your little ones when they arrive.

    Best of luck

    CT
     

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