Newbie from Florida

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HarleyGrace, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. HarleyGrace

    HarleyGrace New Egg

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    Just signed up because I'm always looking at this site when I have questions related to chickens anyways [​IMG] Had chickens several years ago and I'm just getting back into them! This will be my first time raising from chicks though and my first time incubating chicken eggs so wish me luck haha! Can't wait to meet everyone! Hope y'all have a great day!!
     
  2. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! [​IMG] you have come to the right place, always happy to have new blood...
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you join us.

    Joining your state thread will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area, which can be helpful (just type the name of your state in the search box).

    I hope you enjoy your chicken keeping renaissance.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]
     
  6. HarleyGrace

    HarleyGrace New Egg

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    Thanks everyone! I'm glad to be here [​IMG]
     
  7. HarleyGrace

    HarleyGrace New Egg

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    Wow good to know!! I'm going to do that right now :)
     
  8. N F C

    N F C gobble gobble Premium Member Project Manager

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    Do come meet the rest of the Floridian gang over on our state thread!
     
  9. Kids Khicks

    Kids Khicks New Egg

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    Hello, Kids Khicks here, trying to join the local byc group. I'm in Milton. I've been building my coop and hen house for about two months now. I'm actually getting chickens Saturday. I have 6 grandchildren who are going to "help" raise the birds. I decided to start with about 8 hens that are about 2 months old. I think they might have a fighting chance for survival. I'm really green about the whole process. My coop is 16' x 20' and the henhouse is 5' sq. I've enclosed the coop 8' sides and covered the top with chicken wire, (also buried it a foot in the ground). I plan to keep the chickens in the coop, not free range. I also plan to shut them up in the henhouse at night. What perils should I be aware of, ants, mites, heat? I'm really excited to get started, I've only wanted them for forever, now's my time.
     
  10. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Great to have another poultry lover!
     

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