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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nathan01, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. nathan01

    nathan01 Just Hatched

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    I just joined but have been reading a lot on this website. There is a lot of good information here. I am new to raising chickens and started a flock for my 9 and 7 year old girls to help with. We bought 5 as unsexed and went back and got 3 more as they were supposed to be pullets from tractor supply. I will be posting to try to find out how many Roos I have and breeds.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you join us.

    You can post photos of your birds in the "What Breed or Gender is This?" forum and we will do what we can to help you.
     
  3. RingosGarden

    RingosGarden Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! Good luck with your new chickens!! I loved helping my parents with chickens when I was that age. I hope your girls enjoy it too!
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It's great when kids get involved.
     
  5. jbill0060

    jbill0060 Just Hatched

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    I am also a new member and raise pheasants and want to raise chickens to where do I get started
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    @jbill0060 Here's some places to get you started...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens

    First off you'll need to decide what you want (chicks or grown birds) and then make sure you have housing ready for them, and food. Coop designs and chicken feeding here:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/housing-and-feeding-your-chickens

    The fun part is choosing breeds. Here are some guidance on that topic:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/...cken-guide-to-picking-backyard-chicken-breeds

    Enjoy your new venture and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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