New to All Things Chicken!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dustinmommy74, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. dustinmommy74

    dustinmommy74 New Egg

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    Hi! As the title indicates, I'm new to raising chickens and could use any help offered! We recently bought a tiny little farmette and promptly purchased 11 baby chicks. They are now about 4 weeks old and getting bigger by the day. Frankly, I'm surprised I was able to keep them alive through the first night. They have the Taj Mahal of brooding boxes and they will be transitioning into their coop in about a week. My husband, two kids, and I are having a great time raising these little gals (and guys). We don't know the breakdown of hens and roosters yet. I can't wait to learn some new stuff on here...thanks in advance! [​IMG]
     
  2. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from the Ocean State!

    Be sure to check out the Learning Center and post any questions you may have.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Be sure to check out the Learning Center, if you haven't already: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center It has lots of information for new chicken owners.

    Good luck with your chicks!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Generally chicks aren't ready to move out till they are fully feathered out. If you have already visited the Learning Center, you may want to visit the Raising Backyard chickens forum. Once there, side tabs will open on the right and you can click on the categories that interest you most.

    BTW welcome to the BYC flock
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]

    Good luck with your chick!
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Definitely stop by our learning center. Lots of great articles on all the aspects of raising your new babies.

    Enjoy all your adventures with them and welcome to our flock!
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chicks do you have?
     

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