New to raising Chickens!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SheriLee, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. SheriLee

    SheriLee Out Of The Brooder

    49
    1
    34
    Mar 18, 2013
    Long Island New York
    Hello everyone! My name is Sheri and my husband and I will be raising chickens for the first time this year. We are extremely excited and I have been doing my research for several months now. If anyone has any tips/tricks or ideas they'd like to share that would be wonderful! I would love to hear about your experiences. Thank you!!
     
  2. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

    780
    2
    141
    Apr 23, 2009
    Central Virginia
    Welcome to BYC and good luck with your chickens! Are you starting with chicks or full grown chickens?
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    43,515
    462
    486
    Dec 22, 2009
    [​IMG]
     
  4. SheriLee

    SheriLee Out Of The Brooder

    49
    1
    34
    Mar 18, 2013
    Long Island New York
    We're hoping to start with chicks by next weekend.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    25,645
    1,828
    463
    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    33,753
    694
    428
    Sep 27, 2012
    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  7. KBG204

    KBG204 Chillin' With My Peeps

    308
    10
    103
    Feb 11, 2013
    Pasquotank County, NC
    [​IMG] Glad you found us!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    81,157
    8,308
    766
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock[​IMG]
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    63,322
    7,846
    726
    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hi, Sheri, good luck with starting your flock - welcome to BYC.
     
  10. SheriLee

    SheriLee Out Of The Brooder

    49
    1
    34
    Mar 18, 2013
    Long Island New York
    Thank you everyone!! We brought home 6 chicks over the weekend.They seem to be getting along very well and we are taking great pride in caring for them. I can't believe how fast they grow. Already we are planning a bigger brood!!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by