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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cindytown, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. cindytown

    cindytown New Egg

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    Hi everyone,

    My name is Cindy and I just moved from town out to the countryside where I have 2 acres. I have never had chickens or ducks, but I wanting to have both, maybe 3-4 of each? Just trying to figure out where to put them, how to build their habitat, then finally what to get and where to get them. It's all a bit overwhelming. Any tips for a newbie?
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Cindy and welcome to BYC - glad to have you onboard and congrats on your new farm!

    If you check out the Learning Centre, you'll find a whole host of resources on all things chicken and duck.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Your state thread is worth joining as you will get to know other BYC members in your area (just type your state in the search box). In fact, the search box should become your best friend [​IMG] Lastly but by no means least, the members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Cindy, [​IMG]

    x2 on the Learning Center. There are a lot of good articles there on raising chickens and ducks.

    Good luck to you and have fun!
     
  6. Jamestown78

    Jamestown78 Out Of The Brooder

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Cindy, very nice to meet you. Hope you enjoy BYC as much as we do.
     

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