New Here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by InTheUP, May 13, 2016.

  1. InTheUP

    InTheUP New Egg

    Hi! I'm new here, and newish to having chickens. I have 6 Isa Brown Pullets that are 8 1/2 weeks old! I absolutely love them! My boys do too. They are 5 and 3 years old! We live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Raising chickens with your children is wonderful, isn't it? My son adores them too! He's 9 now and we had chickens his whole life so far.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to join your state thread. Just put Michigan in the search box and it will come up. The Michigan folks are very kind and eager to help. I know we have members from the UP of Michigan as they post on other threads.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Many years ago my Uncle's family living in Ishpeming (spelling??) before moving to Chicago.
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    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.

    All the best
    CT
     

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