New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lynn7925, Jan 7, 2015.

  1. Lynn7925

    Lynn7925 In the Brooder

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    Hi,

    I am new to BYC - don't have my own chickens yet. Waiting to order them in the spring. Trying to get as much information as possible so I know what I'm in for :) My neighbors have 6 chickens that I enjoy checking on and giving treats to. Can't wait to have my own flock to spoil :)
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. You should definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is loads of useful information there. 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?
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  4. matt44644

    matt44644 Songster

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Definitely wait to order until your over night temps are no longer below freezing. Chicks can die easily on the road from cold exposure. So you are better off waiting.

    Stop by our learning center too. Michael has left you with the link. Lots of great articles on all the aspects of keeping your new birds.

    Enjoy this new journey you are on and welcome to our flock!
     
  6. Lynn7925

    Lynn7925 In the Brooder

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    Yeah I have to wait until the local feed stores are taking orders. I can only have up to 6 chickens because of the city ordinance. The hatcheries I have found online require a minimum order of 15. I think in April or May they will have some. I wish I could get them as early as March...
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  9. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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