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4nelsons

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Apr 13, 2014
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(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

We are new to chickens. My parents gave our girls a little chicken coop for Christmas (would house 2-4 chickens) My husband decided he wanted to get more the 4 so we are in the process of building a bigger coop and run :)

(2) How many chickens do you have right now?

We will be getting our babies on Monday! Can't wait!!

(3) What breeds do you have?

We would like to get Buff Orpingtons, Barred Rocks, Wyndottes, Americanas, Road Island Reds,

(4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

When we were looking for coop ideas we came across the BYC website. It has been very helpful.

(5) What are some of your other hobbies?

My husband enjoys, hunting, and wood working, I enjoy crafting and organizing :)

(6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

My husband and I have been married for 11 years. We have two girls, P is 9 and A 7. We have a yellow lab who is 3. My husband is an electrician and I Own my own business with Thirty-One. We are very excited to get our chicks and pick out their names :).... And I can't wait to decorate the coop ;-)
 

Kelsie2290

Free Ranging
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Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! What a nice Christmas present, and Chicken Math has struck already!... sounds like you need that big coop and run!
There are some neat threads on chicken names, here is a long one with a list on it https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/481698/list-over-1-000-names-chicken-names
You might also like to check out the BYC Learning Center, lots of good articles on all aspects of chicken keeping. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
And it is always fun to check out your state thread for chicken keeping neighbors https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
 

TwoCrows

A Native Raven
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Mar 21, 2011
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Welcome to BYC!

Wow, they must have been really good for Santa to leave them a chicken coop in their stockings!!!

Kelsie has left you with some great links. Definitely stop by our learning center for lots of great reads on keeping your new flock. If you have any questions about anything, feel free to ask. Make yourself at home here on BYC and welcome to our flock!
 

Duckopolis

Songster
5 Years
Mar 19, 2014
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In the Wilderness of Colorado
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Good luck with your poultry raising adventures, and I hope you find everything you need to know. Don't forget to take a look at BYC's very useful learning center (If you haven't already)! The learning center as well as the forum should answer your questions! There is always something new to learn! Glad to have you here! See you around with the flock.
 
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