New in Tennessee

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by exlawyer, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. exlawyer

    exlawyer New Egg

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    Hello!

    We (my husband, two small children, and myself) are in the early stages of planning for chickens. I've been reading the website for a while and have found it very helpful.

    I'm very eager to get any and all advice on starting out - particularly from those in the southeastern US about good breeds for heat tolerance and predator issues/solutions you've found.

    I grew up in agriculture, but we never raised chickens, so this is completely foreign to me. Fortunately, we live on an old farm with more than enough room for some animals. We just need to learn how to raIse them properly!

    Thanks for any advice!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, exlawyer, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! BYC is simply the best place for chicken keepers of every experience level. I would suggest reading through the very good information located in the Learning Center link below. Good luck to you and enjoy your chickens!!!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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  7. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!!! Glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Search the forums, plan, ask questions and you will be ready to start your 'great chicken adventure'. Welcome to the BYC community.
     
  9. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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