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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mmmelissa, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. mmmelissa

    mmmelissa New Egg

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    Hi!
    I'm Melissa from Tennessee. My husband, kids, and I have just today gotten 3 chicks. We got them at a flea market that was in a rush because they were closing so we don't know what kind of chickens they are or their age. We think they're maybe 5 or 6 weeks old. Anyway, this is our start with chickens and we are already in love with all 3 of them.
     
  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome
    I am sure you will settle in well here
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Melissa and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us and congrats on your new chicks.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. Jucodeo

    Jucodeo The Sky is Falling!

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    Hey @mmmelissa ! Since you are new to chickens I will leave you the link to the most prominent learning area on this site our Learning Center a place with updated articles for old and new chicken raisers! https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center I hope you enjoy BYC and make sure to post pictures of your flock and give us updates on how you are doing here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/40/family-life-stories-pictures-updates I am happy you already fell in love with your chicks when they start producing eggs you will be in love even more with them. Make sure to check out our Raising Baby Chicks forum here, and I will leave the link and check out the State thread @CTKen left you. https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks All the best of luck to you and your flock!
    Justin [​IMG]
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Melissa

    Glad you could join us here and congrats on your new chicks :clap Please do check out the links left for you, lots of super articles that are most helpful.
    Wishing you the very best of luck and be sure to ask any questions. Everyone here to help you along the way.

    Enjoy your time here on BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  6. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Congrats on the new little ones! Chicks are so much fun to start with.

    Lots of links have been left for you to do some reading on. If you still have questions, feel free to ask.

    Enjoy those tiny fluff balls and we do welcome you to our roost! :)
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC
     

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