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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by richc297, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. richc297

    richc297 Hatching

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    hello from Ocala, Fl. just started with chicks and I m excited. I have a working hydroponic garden at home and also at my church and my wife and I decided to provide eggs as well as vegetables for the folks in our church. We just purchased 6 chicks and so far it has been very interesting. Looking forward to leanring much...Rich and Terri
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Hello from Kansas, Rich and Terri, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock! As a newcomer to chickens you might want to check out the Learning Center here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center It is packed with great articles spanning the entire range of chicken keeping. And if you'd like to chat with other local chicken keepers, find the FL thread in this link and say hello: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    And here's a link to some old threads of folks who are into hydroponics: https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=hydroponic
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
     
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    Welcome to BYC! There is a ton of information here, just use the magic search box!

    Gary
     
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi Rich and Terri, welcome from a former Floridian! Do be sure to check out the FL state thread...it's got a lot of active members on there and they can be a great resource for tips and information for you.

    Thanks for joining us and good luck with your new venture!
     
  5. silkieRaiser

    silkieRaiser Songster

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    I hope to see you around the forums!!!!
     

  6. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Crowing

    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Rich & Terri [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received some great advice and links I will just wish you and your flock 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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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