New member central illinois

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mommacoop25, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. mommacoop25

    mommacoop25 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I'm a new member from central illinois! Just getting ready to get started in having chickens. Have been researching coops and runs now on to food & water! Have also been looking at all the pictures of the chickens and the multicolored eggs!
    My husbands friend is getting rid of his chickens so we are planning to take them and start with chickens. He doesn't know what kind they are (all are hens tho) so after we get things going i will take pics and hopefully someone can help id the kinds they are or might be! They are i believe a year or year and half old.
     
  2. steven29128

    steven29128 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds exciding !
    Welcome to Back Yard Chickens ! [​IMG]
     
  3. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome. When you have photos you can post them at "what breed or gender is this."
     
  5. mommacoop25

    mommacoop25 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Good morning and welcome to BYC!

    When you get your chickens, they'll probably be a bit stressed from moving to a new home so if you don't get eggs right away don't be too surprised. Chickens take a while to get used to changes. Just be patient with them and they'll get comfortable enough to lay again.

    Would you like to meet other members in IL? You can find them here:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/37/illinois

    Have fun with your new flock!
     

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