New To Chickens and Ducks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RookieFlock, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. RookieFlock

    RookieFlock In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone, My name is josh and my fiancé is Julia. We recently purchased our first flock the chickens are a couple months old now, and the ducks are nearly a month. We got the chickens for eggs and the ducks for eggs/slug control in the garden. We currently have four variety's of chickens and Peking Ducks. The chicken Varieties include, Black Austrolorp, Buff Orpington, ISA Brown, and Amercauna. We are excited to be part of the forum, and look forward to meeting many of you.
     

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi Josh and Julia and [​IMG] - great to have you onboard with us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even if you have lots of experience)
    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.

    These links may help you for the moment.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks


    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/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Josh & Julia, hope you will enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do. You have some excellent breeds.
     
  5. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Songster

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    Hi Josh & Julia! :frow welcome to BYC!
     

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