New to all things chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cbarr00, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. Cbarr00

    Cbarr00 Songster

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    Sunday we started a very new and exciting chapter in our lives.

    Life with Chickens

    We are learning as we go. My husband wanted chickens for a long time but never thought I would say yes! Just wanted to say hi! We look forward to getting educated on all things chicken!
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC

    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
     
  3. Hen Pen Jem

    Hen Pen Jem Crowing

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    Greetings Cbarr00, Welcome to BYC! :frow
     
  4. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

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    Good luck on your new adventure!

    Great to have you here! Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. EggMan207

    EggMan207 Chirping

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    Welcome and good luck!
     
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  7. Chickens_4Life

    Chickens_4Life Chirping

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    Good luck on hatching the eggs! Make sure you are prepared to lose one or two, though. One of my chickens was eaten by a hawk and there are also raccoons in my area. But again, good luck and welcome to BYC!
     
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  8. Cbarr00

    Cbarr00 Songster

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    Thank y'all so much! We've got a lot of questions and what not but searching Google brought us here for just about everything! So we decided to make an account and really get involved! We actually purchased them from TSC and they are around 1-2 weeks old. We just found out about pasty butt and saved a chick who was almost keeled over from it. She came from TSC that way and comments on here helped me save her! She's doing amazing now! A little small but energetic. Unfortunately one got smushed by the others and we lost her. We live in a small rural Texas town and there are so many predators we are working hard to make their coop safe! Again thanks y'all it seems like a really great community to be a part of!
     
  9. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Hello :frow Welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
     
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  10. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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