New to chickens!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by That.pharm.chick, Apr 23, 2018.

  1. That.pharm.chick

    That.pharm.chick In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2018
    Solon, ohio
    I'm pretty new to the chicken community. I just got my chickens in February. I did hatch some chickens that are various breeds, I'm not quite sure which are which yet since they are all so little and fluffy! This website has so much information and amazing people! So far I have a total of 15 chickens (11 which are still just a couple day old chicks)
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Set 40, 18 clear, 3 quit, 19 babies!

    :yesss: We are glad you joined this flock!
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

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

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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
  4. GreatGranny

    GreatGranny Songster

    Mar 2, 2017
    North Alabama
    Hi and congrats on your new family! I also got my babies in February and I am fairly new to raising chicks! I made it through some rough patches by going to this site for help and info in general! I also do not believe there is another site online with this much great and reliable info! Welcome to BYC!!
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC Broody with chicks.jpeg
    Hatching chicks is so much fun!
    Do you have a plan for the cockerels?
  6. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie 4D Personality

    Sep 30, 2014

    I'm glad you joined! I hope you enjoy BYC as much as we do!
  7. That.pharm.chick

    That.pharm.chick In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2018
    Solon, ohio
    My plan is to definitely rehome them if at all possible. Due to the ordinances out here and my neighbors, I don't think they will appreciate the roo calls.
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under That.pharm.chick :frowWelcome!

    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.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, 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 ;)

    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.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    You may be interested in this link:
  9. That.pharm.chick

    That.pharm.chick In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2018
    Solon, ohio
    You and everyone else on here are truly amazing! Thank you for that information! I didn't even think about there being a location specific thread!
    Thank you so much!
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    For any unknown birds you can post photos at "what breed or gender is this," and the folks there will sort them out. 8 weeks of age is best or older.

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