New to the Chicken Family

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Upnorte, Jun 17, 2019.

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  1. Upnorte

    Upnorte Hatching

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    I am soon to be retiring to my 15 acre homestead in the U.P. of Michigan. I want to be able to raise and share my spoils with friends and neighbors. I know people who raise chickens but want access to as much information as possible.
    Our climate is cold, snowy with lots of predators. Average snow fall 200+ inches, temps -40 to 20.
    There is soo much I want to learn to make this a positive experience!!
     
  2. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     
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  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  4. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    Hello,:frow and a warm welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us!
     
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  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Happy :ya to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
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  6. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    So glad you joined us at Backyard Chickens :celebrate:celebrate:celebrate:celebrate
     
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  8. Perris

    Perris Crowing

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    hello @Upnorte ! welcome to BYC :frow
    you'll be wanting some cold-hardy breeds then! :D
     
  9. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your time here.

    This is a useful link to take a look at - “How to...” guides. You may wish to consider including your location (using the guide in the link above). You can use this link to contact members in your area - U.S. States

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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  10. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    52CC9CC4-284E-4DDD-B255-84C89E0DDFA4.jpeg 7B203619-3EC8-4F69-88B1-5355DE8D7CC3.jpeg Welcome :welcome Glad you decided to join us! Lots of good info here and folks that can answer questions :)
    Winters here aren’t quite as harsh (southern Wisconsin) ...
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