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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dirtroaddarlin, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. dirtroaddarlin

    dirtroaddarlin Chirping

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    New to chickens, got 3 dozen on 3/5/18.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    3 dozen.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    6 Rhode Island Red,
    4 barred rock,
    2 white leghorn,
    4 production red,
    4 buff orfington,
    4 Black sexlink,
    4 silver laced Wyandotte,
    2 ameracauna,
    4 cuckoo maran,
    2 rare mixed breed

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Google search

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Farming with my husband

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    Married the love of my life November 2017. I have a shih tzu named Kennedy. I am a full time accountant and a farmers wife. We have cows and chickens on our farm and will soon be adding pigs.
     
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  3. Smuvers Farm

    Smuvers Farm Melvin Up the Taterhole

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    :welcome:celebrate

    Glad you're here !

    A must have for your poultry is a FIRST AID KIT for any issues that would arise. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/suggestions-for-a-first-aid-kit.1150128/)
    It's definitely better to have it and not need it rather than need it and not have it.

    Also, make sure your coop(s) have a proper amount of VENTILATION. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/ar...-there-and-cut-more-holes-in-your-coop.47774/) Your chickens will absolutely thank you for it!

    One last thing, if you're into gardening, feel free to join this years SEED SWAP (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/seed-swap.1220129/)
     
  4. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC

    Here’s a good link where you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/


    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. 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.


    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive


    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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  5. MissNutmeg

    MissNutmeg Crossing the Road

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    :welcome
     
  6. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself comfortable. :D
     
  7. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Congratulations on getting your chicks and welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
     
  8. dirtroaddarlin

    dirtroaddarlin Chirping

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    Enjoying it so far, everyone has been really helpful with the 2 threads I’ve posted.
     
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  9. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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  10. Poultry keeper12

    Poultry keeper12 Songster

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    Welcome! :welcome
     
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