New to Chickens with Chicks in MN

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by drewsk, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. drewsk

    drewsk In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Decided to get chickens last fall, built a small coop/large tractor. Two weeks ago picked up day old chicks.
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    We have a flock of 4 chickens.
    (3) What breeds do you have?
    They're a mixed bag - California White, Black Australorp, Buff Orpington, Brown Star
    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Probably googling the chick's behavior out of undue concern or when deciding on coop design last fall.
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Gardening, cooking, programming
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    The chickens will share a yard with 3 pugs.
     
  2. Fields Mountain Farm

    Fields Mountain Farm Beyond Poultry Dome

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    Welcome to BYC! Hope you enjoy the site and congratulations on your new adventure! :love
     
  3. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you here!
     
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  5. MrsMistyReal

    MrsMistyReal Enabler

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    Welcome aboard to BYC family gr8 people tons of information loads of fun enjoy shake your tail feathers. Join us @pot luck photo contest W/Farmer Connie hay-day.jpg
     
  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Welcome to Backyardchickens.com aka BYC! :frow
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock.
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


    CURRENT COOP CONTEST click here >>#1

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  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new flock

    Here’s a link to the Articles section - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/ There you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs.

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. 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.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive


    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - Find Your State Thread


    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  8. Nyla

    Nyla Crowing

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    :welcomeSo happy you could join us! There is tons of awesome information and amazingly nice people to help you along the way!
     
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  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under drewsk :frow Welcome and Congratulations! :clap

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    Please do check out the Topic of the Week discussions Pork Pie mentioned. I have found these to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock or pugs, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. How do the Pugs feel about the chickens?
     
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