New in NOLA! :^

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by beela, Feb 14, 2017.

  1. beela

    beela Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 14, 2017
    New Orleans
    Hi y'all, my husband and I just picked up 8 baby chicks from the feed store and we are very excited to begin our chicken keeping journey. We are putting the finishing touches on our coop and run, and we are looking forward to our babies growing into the space. [​IMG]
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  2. lilwildrabbit

    lilwildrabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2017
    Brinson Georgia
    I wish you luck with your new additions been doing it a year and love it
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and welcome to BYC - great that you and your family are enjoying your new flock. This link may be helpful at the moment -

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - 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.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area -

    All the best
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under beela [​IMG] Welcome!

    How exciting!

    Best wishes to you and your little feathered family. Enjoy!

    I hope you also enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]

    Edited to take out the links which Ken posted just before me.
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2017
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!
  7. beela

    beela Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 14, 2017
    New Orleans
    Thanks y'all! I've been stalking the pages for a few years, but finally joined when we got our first chicks. They've been moved into a bigger brooder space as there was a little pecking in the smaller chicken setup from the feed store. When I bought it,is had no idea my husband was going to say "they're so cute, let's get 2 of each kind, so I bought the medium sized habitat. They have since graduated to a 42" dog kennel with the bars covered half way up until they get big enough to not fit through. I feel much better about the heat lamp being fully inside their home so less likely to get knocked onto something and start a fire. [​IMG]
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, bell, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Best wishes to you and your new brood!! Fun times! [​IMG]
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello there, and welcome to the community! I am pleased you could join us, I do hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy yourself here as much as I have! :frow

  10. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!

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