New to Chickens!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by farmerswife0114, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. farmerswife0114

    farmerswife0114 New Egg

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    Hi! My daughter wanted to show poultry this year at our county fair so we have purchased a few chickens to show. We just got them today! We have done a lot of reading to prepare ourselves to raise these birds. We live on a farm in N.E. Iowa we raise cattle, crops, and raise quarter horses.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. How great that your daughter wants to get into showing chickens. If you put your state in the search box it will pop up and you can subscribe to it. Local bycers may be able to guilde you to shows etc. Would love to see photos of the birds you just received.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Raising chickens is a wonderful experience for children. :eek:) X2 on Bridebeliever; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  5. Sherlock Watson

    Sherlock Watson Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! Hope that your chickens get acquainted with the blue ribbons. Fantastic!
    Did you get them as chicks, or are they started?
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - i hope that you and your daughter enjoy being a member as well as showing your birds.

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    I really enjoy reading about parents taking out the time to help their children in such endeavors so do not hesitate to ask BYC a question as yours are worthy [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Good luck to your daughter with the chickens! I hope she enjoys raising and showing them. If you'd like to share some pictures, we'd like to see them.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  9. 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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