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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tboilegh, Dec 6, 2017.

  1. tboilegh

    tboilegh In the Brooder

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    Hello there! I am a wife and mother. We have 4 growing kids. We have just started our own little backyard farm a couple years ago. I grew up on my papaw's large farm and wanted the same for my family. There's ALOT to learn, but so far we love every bit of it! So we are more than open to any and all advise out there! Thanks!
     
  2. Fields Mountain Farm

    Fields Mountain Farm Enabler

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    Welcome to BYC! :frow
    You will be sure to find all the advice, knowledge and experience along with tons of support amongst the BYC family. Check out some threads, introduce yourself and get to know the folks here. Hope you enjoy!:love
     
  3. Smuvers Farm

    Smuvers Farm Melvin Up the Taterhole

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    Glad you're here tboilegh!

    If you haven't yet, please make your chickens a FIRST AID KIT for any issues that would arise.
    It's definitely better to have it and not need it rather than need it and not have it.

    Also, make sure your coop(s) have a proper amount of VENTILATION. Your chickens will absolutely thank you for it! :D
     
  4. Allie Grace Sanders

    Allie Grace Sanders Songster

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
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  5. N F C

    N F C you heard the cat, smile! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Congratulations on your own farm! Your kids will make memories that will last them a lifetime :)

    If you haven't already seen it, the Learning Center is full of helpful articles:
    learning-center.11

    And of course, always feel free to ask questions...everyone is here to help each other.

    Best wishes and thanks for joining us!
     
  6. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Enabler Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC:frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens :frow
     
  8. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member 6 Years

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    Hi! So glad you joined the insanity! There is a lot to learn. Don’t let the information overwhelm you though. There are so many opinions on how to do things. You can try this and that, but like anything else, you need to find what works for you.
     
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  9. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here!:)
     
  10. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member 6 Years

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    Oh, yes! @Smuvers Farm is so right! Definitely have a first aid kit! Ventilation is key too! Especially in the winter. It prevents frostbite. Chickens are happy as can be in the cold. The problem is drafts and too much moisture in the air.
     
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