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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by scstar33, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. scstar33

    scstar33 New Egg

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    Hi! I'm Shelley. I'm new to raising chickens. I have 5 backyard chickens. 4 hens,1 rooster. I'm really enjoying it. Looking forward to adding more as space allows.
     
  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Welcome Shelley! Glad you joined us!
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hi Shelley, [​IMG]

    If you haven't checked out the Learning Center yet, take a look at the really helpful articles there. All sorts of topics are covered and they can help you get off on the right foot. Feel free to ask questions too, lots of knowledgeable members here to help.

    What breed of chickens do you have? When you decide to add more, watch your hen to roo ratio...1 roo can easily handle 10 hens, you don't want to run the risk of overbreeding.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] good luck with your new adventure.
     
  5. scstar33

    scstar33 New Egg

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    I have 2 Silkies,1 Leghorn,1 Buff Orpington,& 1 Barnevelder. I live in town & I'm not allowed to have roosters. I got rid of the others that turned out to be roosters. My neighbors agreed it was ok with them, so I'm keeping this last 1. I was running out of chickens! Next time I'll pay extra & get them from someone who can sex them better.

    Thanx for the advice.
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. Bondo Chicks

    Bondo Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome!! [​IMG] This is the place to find the answers to ALL your chicken questions. If you can't find the answer yourself just ASK, someone else went though what your going through now.

    This site has been sooooo helpful to me. [​IMG]
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Very nice to meet you Shelley, hope you enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do.
     
  10. 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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