New to the Chicken World

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chick818, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. chick818

    chick818 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Hello fellow feather keepers, I am new to the Chicken World. We got 4 chicks about 2 weeks ago. They are about 4/5 weeks old. I am trying to figure out and learn as much as I can. This seems like a really great website. I posted a couple of questions and pics of my new feathered friends under new chicks (I think). I was wondering if older posts get checked out or if I don't see any replys right away will it get lost in old posts? (Does that make sense?) I was wondering if the chicks looked like any particular breed. (I know that two are cochins).

    Thank you
  2. LuLuBelle

    LuLuBelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Richmond, VA

    I'm new on this as well. Just started my account last weekend I think. Very very addictive. LOL

    Very helpful people on here. I am still trying to determine all that I have as well.

  3. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
  4. nhnanna

    nhnanna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2008
    The chicken coop
    [​IMG] from NH & Maine
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Hey there! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    You sent me a message about some tips on how to get started with BYC, so here are a few ideas...

    1. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions section on BYC. This is a really helpful area filled with all kinds of how-to instructions that can teach you how to use a lot of the forum features (like adding an avatar or sending a private message). You can also learn about the history of our awesome community.

    2. Read the How to Be a Good BYC Citizen thread. These are all suggestions by our amazing forum members on how to maximize your experience here (and stay out of trouble, too [​IMG] ).

    3. Use the "Search" feature and also check out the Learning Center . Most of your most basic questions have probably been asked before by other people new to chickens, so if you read, read, read you'll probably learn a lot.

    4. Get to know the BYC Staff (that's most of us). We're here to help you use the forum effectively, so let us know if you need something or have an idea. [​IMG]

    5. Jump right in! We're a friendly, open, welcoming group, so join in the conversation wherever you like. You'll soon feel like BYC is your Internet "home away from home." [​IMG]
  6. Buckhorn Farm

    Buckhorn Farm OLD Country Girl

    Mar 30, 2009
    North Florida
    [​IMG] from Florida
  7. chickenchickenbulkbulk

    chickenchickenbulkbulk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2008
    Welcome from South Webster, Ohio. Your life will never be the same. BELIEVE ME...I know!!!! I started out with 4. Now I have more than 4...LOTS more than 4!!!! Like 104!!!!!! ENJOY!!! DJ
  8. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  9. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Welcome to BYC from NC
  10. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

    Aug 5, 2008
    Welcome from Indiana... [​IMG]

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