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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CSYohman, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. CSYohman

    CSYohman Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all! I have always wanted to raise chickens, so when my son caught one and wanted to bring it home after a contest at our local Sportsman's Festival, I didn't hesitate. The property we bought about a year ago had some alpaca barns on it, one of which we converted into a coop. Just yesterday we acquired 8 more after a friend of ours house was foreclosed on and was forced to move into an apartment....needing a place for his chickens. The first hen is an older chicken and no longer lays, but we enjoyed her and thought she needed some "chicken friends". The new 8 however are all laying hens....so while I've done ALOT of reading, it's new to me.


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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, CSYohman, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Wow! What a crash course into poultry ownership! Advice....well, sounds like you have a place to coop them. Make sure it's predator proof. Always provide fresh water and the appropriate feed. Best advice...peruse BYC and ask lots of questions! Good luck to you!
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  5. Caribear

    Caribear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from a fellow Ohioan!

    Sounds like you've got a nice setup going. It's a good idea to have more than one chicken, they are social animals, so adding the new girls was great. You'll find a lot of great information and friendly people here who are willing to help you with any questions you may have.

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  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello and welcome to BYC from Kentucky!


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  8. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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