New kid in chickentown

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by flipmv, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. flipmv

    flipmv Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there- I'm new to chicken raising; or returning to it. My Grandmothers had chickens when I was little, and a lot of my neighbors. I've recently gotten a bunch of baby chicks in a wide variety. I have 30 chicks, as I was warned to expect to lose some of them. Half of them are 5 weeks, and pretty big, the others are 3 weeks. All are doing great. I'm a little intimidated to have so many, but have already talked to a couple of friends who are more than willing to take some of them if I get overwhelmed.
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Wow you jumped right into chickens! :)
     
  3. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Hello and Welcome!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    :welcome
     
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  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
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  7. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Welcome and enjoy BYC!
    Steve :frow
     
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  9. flipmv

    flipmv Out Of The Brooder

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    Right?? I'm also hatching some. My plan is to keep 20 total. There are LOTS of chicken people here, so I'll sell some extras, and give some to friends.
     
  10. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did anyone tell you about chicken math?

    Well I suppose the best way is to jump right in! 30 is a lot of chickens. I started with 3 and ended up with 55. Then I experienced some attrition and now I have 11.

    Glad you joined us!

    Caroline
     
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