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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jbly2014, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. jbly2014

    jbly2014 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to the site and I hope to find lots of info here.

    I'm getting 50 chicks next week from Reich hatchery. I ordered 25 of their heavy breed special (straight run) and 25 of the mixed pullet special. It's my first time ordering from a hatchery so hopefully everything goes good!

    I'm setting up the brooder this week so I'll be sure to post pics!
     
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  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us! Looking forward to your pics.
     
  3. blondeless1

    blondeless1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome!!
     
  4. cstronks

    cstronks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with your new chicks.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    If you need any tips and hints on raising your new babies, the learning center has lots of good reads all aspects of poultry keeping from raising your new flock, building the coop, feeding and keeping them healthy...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy your new poultry adventures!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Wow, you are going to need a really big brooder - good luck with your chicks.
     
  8. jbly2014

    jbly2014 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! I've been reading through the site and already gotten some great tips.

    I'm making my brooder pen out of wooden pallets lined with cardboard. It's going in our garage so I'm planning to use a tarp under the pine shavings. Some of the pullets are going to family and I'm going to start selling the straight run chicks right away. I'm hoping to sell enough that the remaining ones will have more room as they grow. If not I an add more pallets to expand the sides. Hopefully that will work.
     
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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - good luck with your chicks.
     
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