New to BYC and looking for some help!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NikkiChicks, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. NikkiChicks

    NikkiChicks New Egg

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    Hello all, I've not brought any chicks as yet [​IMG] as i'm not to sure which breeds are the best for beginners? Really would like some help please.
     
  2. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello, and :welcome

    Sex links are quite easy to raise. They are great layers, and we have pretty much left the chickens outside to their own devices for years now, just feeding every morning. However, if you've got predators in your area you need a coop with a roof.

    There are also other things it depends on, how hot or cold it is where you live, things like that. You could post a thread in one of the other sections, maybe raising chicks, to get more responses.

    Anyway, I hope you find what you need on the forum! There are plenty of people who can help you out, whatever breed you choose to get. ;)
     
  3. cooped up

    cooped up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!! Another thing to consider is what you're going to do with them.Do you want the eggs? what color eggs? how many eggs? selling? Do you want to take them to shows? Want plumage? wattles? You can find alot of answers here at this site.
     
  4. NikkiChicks

    NikkiChicks New Egg

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    [​IMG] Thank you so much for your help. I appreciate it. [​IMG]
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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  9. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...glad you joined us
     
  10. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Google the Henderson Chicken Chart, it is very helpful when researching breeds. Consider what you want chickens for - primarily eggs? Eggs with interesting or unusual appearance? Most friendly?
     

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