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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lintez64, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. lintez64

    lintez64 New Egg

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    We have just rescued 6 ex barn hens and really looking forward to keeping chickens and giving these girls a life they should have with grass under their feet instead of what they have had to put up with until now thanks for the add
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings and :welcome. Great to have you aboard and nice rescue on those hens. Glad they aredestined for a better life. Not sure on your experience with chickens but if you're a newcomer you should do some reading in the Learning Center here https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Good luck and have fun with your hens. BYC is here to answer any questions you have along the way! :)
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad to have you join us.

    I know those hens will be happier with your TLC.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. I believe BYC has a thread for "ex-batt chickens." where folks give their tips for helping them settle in to a "good" life after their previous trauma.
     
  5. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there and welcome to Backyard Chickens!! I am so glad you joined us and rescued some ex battery hens! I am sure they will have a much better and happy life with you!
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - good job on the rescue - they'd buy you a beer, if they could [​IMG]


    Best wishes
    CT
     
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

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