New to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by divagardener, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. divagardener

    divagardener Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, everyone. I am an aspiring farmer. I have never owned my own chickens because zoning laws won't allow that. But I want to learn all I can so that when I finally get my own farm I have plenty of knowledge to get started. I want to have Silkies because I heard they are great for first time chicken owners.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Silkies are great pets, if you do a search, there are a lot of silkie threads on BYC, ie here is a really long one. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/297632/silkie-thread Don't forget to check out the BYC Learning Center for lots of good general chicken articles.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Do your research, and hopefully in the future you will be able to start your flock.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    when my friend had a white silkie, people often asked her what kind of dog it was. With the big crest and beard you couldn't even see her beak. That might be something that plays in your favor.
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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