new to back yard chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dragonflylover1, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. dragonflylover1

    dragonflylover1 New Egg

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    Excited to be a part of this board. This is my first time raising chickens and I have so many questions.. all the way from what kind of chickens do I have to what they can and can not eat.
    I will put pictures up so I can find out what kind of chickens I have.
    They are all very very sweet and I love them so much.
    Dragonflylover1
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! You might like to check out the BYC Learning Center, lots of good articles on all aspects of chicken keeping you'll find helpful. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    You can put up pictures of your chicks in the What Breed/Gender forum if you want help figuring out what kinds you have www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this
    There is a nice Chicken Treat article in the Learning Center https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/chicken-treat-chart-the-best-treats-for-backyard-chickens and this is a fun thread on what treats people feed their chickens https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/407549/what-treat-did-your-chickies-get-today
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Kelsie2290 has given you some good links to get your questions answered. If you want to post some pics of your chickens here, we can take a shot at identifying the breeds for you as well. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Check out the "Raising Backyard Chickens," forum -the menu will open to the right, many topics there to get you through raising chickens, feeding, etc. etc.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock! You will answers to many questions in the Learning Centre, which Kelsie linked for you. Enjoy the site and your chicken venture!
     
  6. dragonflylover1

    dragonflylover1 New Egg

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    Ok so here are some pictures of my chickens...
    The white one and my fluffy one that looks 1/2 owl are the ones I am wondering what kind of chickens they are : )
    My rooster passed away and the girls are very lonely now : (
    My chubby fluffy one is the one that is having leg problems. I think she has broken her leg. I am going to give her a baby asprin tonight and do not want to wrap her leg myself because I dont know what I am doing so off to the vet I go... gosh how do you find a chicken vet in town ....

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    Thank you all so much!! Moving my daugter to college today then I will put some pictures up : )
    Thanks again
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2014
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Definitely follow the links that Kelsie has provided for you. Enjoy this new journey you are on and welcome to our flock!
     
  8. 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.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions. [​IMG] We're all here to help!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     

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