New member, new to chickens.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Offtheroost80, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. Offtheroost80

    Offtheroost80 New Egg

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    Hey all we are new chicken family and new to BYC. We just got started with 23 chickens that are between 3-5 days old. Open to any advice. We are choosing to go GMO free and free range during the day and cooped at night. We look forward to this and look forward to all things that come with BYC.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us and congrats on your new little flock. These links may help a little:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/raising-your-baby-chicks
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/...ks-the-first-60-days-of-raising-baby-chickens

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center 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 - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224


    All the best
    CT
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens. The Learning Center above, is the best place to start a poultry education. If you would like to connect with BYCERS in your state, just put state name in the search box and it will come up for you. Hope you will enjoy BYC as much as we do.
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Offtheroost80 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you and your little ones all the best.

    I hope you 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.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  5. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    Best of luck with all your plans!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, offtheroost80, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Looks like CTKen gave you some great advice and links so I'll just say best wishes and good luck to you!
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you decided to join BYC! You have definitely found the perfect place for all the fun and learning. Definitely stop by the links on raising your chickens and our learning center. All kinds of great articles on all the aspects of raising and keeping your new babies. And if you have further questions, don't be afraid to ask around the forums!

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I am so glad you decided to join us today, and I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     

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