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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JoleenJonah, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. JoleenJonah

    JoleenJonah New Egg

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    Hi everyone,
    just joined BYC today in hopes of next year starting a small organic coop. we aren't sure if we want just layers or some fryers and broilers yet, but I am sure we will. this is such a great resource. I had no idea that this forum was out here, but I sure am glad i googled it. I have spent 2+ hours on here already looking up information.

    I was wondering if anyone had any good books that would be of great help as well. any and all comments are appreciated!! Thank you all in advanced.
     
  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from MIssouri. There is a lot of info on this site. There is also a book called Storey's guide to chickens or something like that I've seen mentioned on here quite a few times that might be helpful.
     
  3. Leia's Chickens

    Leia's Chickens A Sunkissed Delight

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    [​IMG] from Oklahoma! [​IMG]
     
  4. renart

    renart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from NW Washington State [​IMG]
     
  5. kelehe

    kelehe Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome from Seattle. I was fortuante enought o have a friend at work who has chickens and answered a lot of my questions. However, I did a lot of internet research before we bought our chicks. As there is so much information available on-line, I decided to forego buying a book. There are so many books, they are either very specific or very general. Also, if you have a feed store or two nearby, they are very useful in providing answers as well.
     
  6. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    go to the index of this site, and just start reading. it is a treasure of information. and fun.
    welcome to the forum.
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  9. JoleenJonah

    JoleenJonah New Egg

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    thanks everyone!!! I forgot to mention I am in Wisco [​IMG] The info on this site is amazingly wonderful and overwhelming all at once! I am glad I found it now, BEFORE we get our chickens...So I have time to get all the supplies I will need that i didnt even know i NEEDED!! LOL!!! back to reading the threads....
     
  10. FiveAcres

    FiveAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from NW Georgia!! Glad that you are here!!
     

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