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(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
Yes 3/24/18

(2) How many chickens do you have right now?
18 chicks (pullets)

(3) What breeds do you have?
2 each
Wydonettes ( silver, blue,red)
New Hampshire Red
Bardrock
Welsummers
Buff Orphington
Black Sex Link
Rhode Island Red

(4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
Google

(5) What are some of your other hobbies?
Livestock
FFA
4-H
Volunteer (Houston Livestock Show, Pasadena Rodeo, Parent volunteer for Young Farmers and 4-H)

(6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

We are a family of 4 on 7 acres. We have 3 Bostons, 1 miniature blue heeled, 1 horse, several bar cats, various livestock circulating in and out and now 18 hens! Our children have grown up showing livestock (all but poultry). Now that the oldest is 21 and the youngest will be a senior it’s time for mom to have her chickens. I am So excited to have a stress outlet and hobby that keeps me at home! Lol
 

Pork Pie

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Here’s a good link where you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/


There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. 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.


Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive


You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

Best wishes

Pork Pie
 

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