New to owning chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Shelleygroat, Jun 23, 2017.

  1. Shelleygroat

    Shelleygroat In the Brooder

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    Hello to anyone who reads this. I am new to owning chickens I got my 14 chickens April 1 when they were about two days old. I have total of 14 right now, I do have 4 roosters and will need to find homes for 3 of them, the ones that need homes are white leghorns. I am an animal lover I am a zoo keeper and I have two cats and two dogs and hope to have my own farm going one day.
     
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Welcome to BYC and the wonderful world of chicken keeping! We're so glad you've joined us.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Very nice to meet you Shelley. With that many chickens, I think you already qualify as having a farm. Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens.
     
  4. bcarter

    bcarter In the Brooder

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    Hello Shelley! We started in February with 2016, so I'm fairly new too. ...glad to have you here!
     
  5. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi Shelley and welcome to BYC

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/category/learning-center.11/ and 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-archive

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224

    All the best

    CT
     
  6. NotSoChickenLove

    NotSoChickenLove Chirping

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    Also a newbie. You'll need all your zoo-keeping skills to manage 14 of them. I'm getting run around by just two of the little feathery buggers!
     

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