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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jhellwege, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. jhellwege

    jhellwege New Egg

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    Hello, My family and I are new chicken owners. We just got our first 6 hens from my brother in law this past weekend. I have them in a small coop in our porch until I can finish our back yard coop.
    My wife and I have 2 boys 11 and 9. We are hoping they will enjoy this experience and be helpful raising the chicks. (Hmmm we'll see)

    I stumbled across backyard chickens while trying to google info for our coop. We moved to Alabama 5 months ago from Clearwater Florida petless. we now have a chocolate lab and 6 new chickens. our time is usually spent at our boys sporting events.

    I'm sure I will be bugging everyone for info. So Thank you in advance.

    Jason
     
  2. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Jason, [​IMG]

    It sounds like if you stay in AL very long, you're going to have quite the petting zoo, lol. Raising chickens is a great hobby for the whole family, I hope your boys find it fun.

    If you haven't already, check out the Learning Center for all sorts of helpful articles on raising poultry:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  3. Caleb999

    Caleb999 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Fell free to ask any questions you may have. I have a hunch your boys will enjoy chickens a lot, it's hard not too! Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Jason. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on NorthFlChick; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2015
  5. 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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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock [​IMG]
     
  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    [​IMG] Jason! Glad you joined us! What breed(s) do you have? Feel free to ask any questions you may have, we would be happy to help!
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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