New to Backyard Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mamachic1967, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. Mamachic1967

    Mamachic1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was raised a farmgirl, now on our own I'm looking to start raising chickens for laying this summer. Any suggestions for this new chicken farmgirl?
     
  2. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Good luck getting started with chickens I'm sure you will enjoy it. Great links there for you to check out above lots of great advice available.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    Definitely check out the Learning Center for some great information. If you can't find answers to questions, just ask. We'll be happy to help in any way we can.[​IMG]
     
  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.

    Our learning center is the best place to start getting educated on chickens.

    Good luck to you and glad you joined!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join our flock. Build your coop/run as big as you can afford to build it in case you decide you want to increase the size of your flock later on. Very few members are immune to "chicken math." :eek:) Also, be sure and build it so it is predator proof using hardware cloth instead of chicken wire. There are too many predators (including dogs) that can tear through chicken wire, or squeeze through the openings in the mesh. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Do you have a breed preference?
     
  10. Mamachic1967

    Mamachic1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, this is perfect!
     

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