New to the forum from Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Michelle2639, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. Michelle2639

    Michelle2639 In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone. I'm new to the forum. I live in southern Michigan. I'm fairly new to chickens. I got my first three chicks a year and half ago and then added three new year old chickens to the flock early this summer.. When there's coverage, my girls free range but have to be kept in for the winter months...too many predators. I've read as much as I can on chickens but I know that everyone has their own way on doing things too. I've been coming up with some questions and I'm glad to have a place to get input.
    Michelle
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    This is the place to be for all the fun and learning!

    Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC, Michelle! Glad you decided to join our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens do you have?
     
  4. Michelle2639

    Michelle2639 In the Brooder

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    Thank you for the welcome! I have three Rhode Island Reds and three Barred Rocks. The reds are the ones I raised from chicks.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    You have some good, hardy, dependable breeds. Good luck with your flock.
     
  7. Michelle2639

    Michelle2639 In the Brooder

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    Thank you. I only had the reds last winter but they did quite well during the winter except for the fact that two of them decided to molt when it was in the teens outside. I was forced to put a heat lamp in for a few weeks. We all got through it fine though :)
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  9. Welcome Michelle.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]Hi Michelle. welcome to the flock.
     

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