New in KY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dragonflydore, Apr 6, 2018.

  1. Dragonflydore

    Dragonflydore Chirping

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    Hello!

    New here and also new to Louisville KY.

    We moved here in January from southern Indiana.

    A few nights ago while goofing off online it hit me that we can totally keep chickens where we live now.

    Three days later and we now have a bathroom full of chicks My husband was less than excited at first (I always go full throttle with things) but is now in love with them.

    We have six, two cinnamon queens and four Ameruacanas (sp?).

    It's been about a decade since I've had livestock so I'm excited.

    We will be building their coop over the next few weeks as they grow inside.

    Mainly looking for fresh eggs but if these do well we may add a few broilers to the mix.

    So..here we are! Can't wait to see them grow.

    My son is six and also super excited.

    *Waves*
     
  2. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    :welcome

    Hi, it's nice to have you here! Best get that coop building done fast, those little balls of fluff grow quickly.

    Make yourself at home here, thanks for joining us!
     
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  3. techbsmith

    techbsmith Chicken Hoarder

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    Welcome - I used to live in Louisville myself - down in Okolona. I'm now in Cave City - near Glasgow, about 90 miles south of ya. Good luck with the new chicks and have fun!
     
  4. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
  5. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to our community.

    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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  6. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    :welcome
    It's great to have you here! :D
     
  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  8. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!

    The colored egg layers are EEs if purchased from a feed store or hathcery

    welcometoBYC.jpeg
     
  9. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    :frow Hello and congratulations on getting your chicks! 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.
     
  10. Dragonflydore

    Dragonflydore Chirping

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    Thanks everyone! I've been digging around the site all last night and this morning :)
     

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