New to raising chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HappyFarmGirl, Sep 18, 2018.

  1. HappyFarmGirl

    HappyFarmGirl In the Brooder

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    Just Adopted 32 silk laced wyandottes, 3 roosters and 29 hens. I am new to the whole chicken thing. thinking I may be certifiably crazy. Have already done Yons of research on BYC.
     
  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    That's a heck of a starter flock! Welcome to BYC! We're all chicken crazy here. You'll fit right in.
     
  3. slordaz

    slordaz Songster

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    just wait until chicken math, we get so excited when they self propagate and pretty soon we have chicks and chickens every where lol. Welcome to BYC
     
  4. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal Flock! :celebrate
     
  5. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya

    What a great starter flock, you're not the least bit crazy by our standards...:lau
     
  6. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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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

    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Glad to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss: We are glad you joined our flock!

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


    Coop Ideas:
    Chicken Coops
    There are a couple of articles below in my signature that are worth the short read.
    BYC has an APP
     
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  9. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    Welcome and congrats on your new silver laced Wyandottes!
     
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  10. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    Congrats on starting a flock (nice start too!).

    Thanks for joining us!
     
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