New in Boston

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rozzychick, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. Rozzychick

    Rozzychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We brought home 6 EE chicks that were hatched in the classroom. They are 3 weeks old and 4 more sexed day olds are coming Monday. I think there is a good chance 3 of the first flock are Roos. I'm totally a newbie, but it's a gut feeling. We are lucky to have many places locally that do workshops Etc on keeping backyard chicks, but every time I do a google search about something I'm curious about it brought me to this forum. So excited to join and very excited about are new life with chickens.
     
  2. CookieChicken03

    CookieChicken03 Out Of The Brooder

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    We are always here to talk chicken! I hope your EE live long, healthy lives!
     
  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. Rozzychick

    Rozzychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks all! Going to post some inquiries, I think I do that under a different category right?
     
  5. Rozzychick

    Rozzychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My snuggle buddies! [​IMG]
     
  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, and yes, please post enquiries under the various forums. For example, if you want to confirm the genders of your birds, the post on the "what breed or gender is this?" forum (but i would suggest waiting until they are 6 weeks old), or if they seem to be sick, then post on the "emergencies, diseases, injuries and cures" forum.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even if you have lots of experience)
    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.

    These links may help you for the moment.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks


    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
    CT
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    When your chicks are 6-8 weeks old you can post photos at "what breed or gender is this."
     
  8. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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