New to Backyard chickens, Hello from Illinois

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by eggingrific, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. eggingrific

    eggingrific Hatching

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    I am new to chickens and backyard chickens. We have one leghorn hen, and her 3 babies which are leghorn-Bantam mixes and we are getting 2 new ones this week (Wyandottes; one silver and one gold laced). The "pures" are for my children to show in 4H. Otherwise we just like the eggs and their quirky personalities. Any suggestions or tips would be great, thanks.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Drop by the learnng centre if you have not already for great articles on raising chicks and chickens https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Wishing you the very best of luck with your hen her chicks and your new ones. I'm sure your children will enjoy showing them. Enjoy BYC everyone here to help and very friendly :frow
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG] and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    x2 on all the advice Yorkshire Coop gave you.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    I would definitely take a look at the Learning Center for some good information. You might also enjoy reading the Wyandotte breed reviews(Wyandotte) or stopping by the Wyandotte thread to learn more about that breed: The Wyandotte Thread

    Good luck with your chicks!
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC!

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  9. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Songster

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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

    Glad you joined us!
     

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