New to BYC and raising Hens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sue3tiger, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. sue3tiger

    sue3tiger Just Hatched

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    Hi All, I feel like I found a new place to get great info. What a great idea to let us all share here. Tomorrow we are buying our first Coop and I went and looked at some Rhode Island Reds. Going to start with four and see how we do. I look forward to being a part of this great site. Sue
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Sue, nice to meet you. I'm glad you joined the BYC flock. Have to say I love your avatar, what a sweet little chick. If you would like to meet chickeners in your area go to "where am I, where are you," in the social forum. Then you can locate and post on your state thread. You are going to love watching your birds, they are fascinating - people here call it "chicken TV." No reruns, no cable bills, just pull up a chair and be entertained.
     
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Sue

    Glad you could join the flock! The learning centre is a great place for lots of info on your new chicken adventure https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Make sure you buy a coop bigger than you need as flocks have a tendency to grow fast! I'm sure your 4 will soon get bigger. The chicken math soon takes over.

    Be sure to ask any questions you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly. Enjoy your new chickens and BYC :frow
     
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  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC Sue! [​IMG]

    We have 2 RIR's in our mixed flock of 15. Nice birds and good layers. Hope you enjoy yours as much as we have!
     
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  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
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  6. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!!

    Definitely stop by our learning center. Lots of good articles on all the aspects of raising your new flock.

    So pull up a roost bar and make yourself at home! Feel free to ask any questions you may have as well. :)
     
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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  8. sue3tiger

    sue3tiger Just Hatched

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    Hi Chicken Girl1 thanks for the hello and welcome. Super excited we got our coop put up and the 4 chicks are making it a home.
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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

    You'll enjoy your Rhode Island Reds! I have one hatchery quality Rhode Island Red and she's been an excellent layer with a decent temperament.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
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