New to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lindsaymarie675, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. lindsaymarie675

    lindsaymarie675 New Egg

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    Our family is new to the world of chickens. In the last two months, we have purchased 18 chicks from Tractor Supply stores. One did not make it, so we have 17 chicks. The first twelve have been in the coop for a week and a half. They love it. The other 5 are too young. Unfortunately, they were mixed,so we don't know the breeds.
     
  2. KylieMarie

    KylieMarie Out Of The Brooder

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    Well welcome to BYC! I'm wishing you luck with all of your chicken endeavors! I hope you are enjoying them!
     
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  3. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Enjoy your chicken adventure! :)
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    when they are 6-8 weeks old post photos of them at "what breed or gender is this."
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined 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 may be useful as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
    CT
     

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