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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sunshinegurl, Aug 14, 2018.

  1. Sunshinegurl

    Sunshinegurl Hatching

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    Hi all! We are starting with our first flock of birds soon and I am hoping this will be a great experience for our family.
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC

    On this link you'll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping birds - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. If you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archives


    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at - https://www.backyardchickens.com/forums/website-announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3/?prefix_id=3

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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  3. HappyDancin'

    HappyDancin' Songster

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    Awesome! I have faith that it will be an excellent (egg-cellent, lol) family project/experience together ...chickens are so fun and wonderfully addictive! :jumpy

    Glad you joined BYC and soon the wonderful world of chicken keeping! You can get sucked in for hours on this site, reading and reading... You'll learn a ton! So read, chat, ask questions, share pictures and stories.

    Welcome to this friendly flock of folks!
    :welcome
     
  4. meetthebubus

    meetthebubus Crowing

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    Welcome!
    This is a good place to start!... do lots of research :caf

    If you are still deciding on which breed....I always recommend buff orpington and easter egger!:thumbsup

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  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Free Ranging

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    :welcome
     
  7. 4 ever Orpington

    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington Premium Member

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    :old :welcome
     
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  8. 4 ever Orpington

    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington Premium Member

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    I agree Buff Orpington's are fabulous!
     
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  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC :frow
     
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  10. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Thanks for joining us! :yesss:
     
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