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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Squooble, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. Squooble

    Squooble New Egg

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    Hello! My name is Kelly, and my husband and I are starting our mini-homestead. I have some experience, but very minimal, but I'm excited to learn! I swear I picked up the most friendly chicks ever! They are pullets(?) and we have six for now. They are currently in a brooder in our room (winter), with aspen shavings and on medicated crumbles. Any advice is welcome and I thank you for it!! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus w/crappy Inet Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC @Squooble [​IMG] Kelly! What breed of chicks did you get? Starting a mini homestead sounds exciting! you know there are a ton of different types of forums on this site! you will have fun exploring it and meeting new friends while you do too! Dont be shy, just jump on a thread and give a shout out and say hello! If you have any questions just ask! [​IMG]



    There's threads about raising chicks, you can start one or jump on one anytime! https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks

    There's learning center articles, all kinda information, from raising your chicks to building your coops! https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    A where am I where are you section- find your local thread and hook up with people in your area! https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    And check this out -- sounds right up your alley!!! https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/16175/miscellaneous

    AGAIN welcome to BYC Kelly! and go ahead, tell your hubby to get signed up too!
     
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Kelly

    Glad you could join the flock! Sally has left you some great links to check out, I'm sure you will find lots info on them. Your homestead sounds fantastic :D
    Wishing you the very best of luck with your chicks in the future. I'm sure you will enjoy them very much, raising chicks is such a rewarding thing to do as you watch them grow and develop.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Kelly. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on Sally Sunshine; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Kelly, nice to meet you. Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Kelly, [​IMG]

    It would be fun to see a photo of your birds if you'd care to share.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  9. Squooble

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