New to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kimster, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. Kimster

    Kimster New Egg

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    Hello, I am building my first coop and will be ready to buy some chicks soon. Can't wait to get started. I live in central Florida and there are a lot of places to buy chicks. But I'm not sure where the best place is. A local organic farm sells chicks i believe I'll start there. They also sell eggs at 11.99 for 20, I think kinda high so I'll be getting my own real soon.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! What an exciting time for you :D I'm sure you will enjoy your new chicken adventures very much. Have you checked out the learning centre? Lots of fab articles that will help you raise your chicks to be healthy birds. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Wishing you the very best of luck, be sure to ask any questions. Everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  6. Kimster

    Kimster New Egg

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    Thanks guys should get the coop done this weekend if the rain don't stop me.
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad to have you join us.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area, which can be helpful - they may be able to advice on the best sources for chicks.

    All the best
    CT
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Are those "eating eggs" he is selling $11.99 for 20 or fertile eggs for hatching?
     
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  9. Kimster

    Kimster New Egg

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