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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kdcoffman1, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. kdcoffman1

    kdcoffman1 New Egg

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    I'm wanting to start raising chickens but have just started looking into it. I think we're going to wait til spring to get started. Any advice would be welcome.
     
  2. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!!
     
  4. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    [​IMG] I am a fellow Okie from Henryetta. Stop in and say hi on the Okie thread.
     
  5. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My advice is if you are buying or building a coop make it bigger then you think! because the chicken bug is going to get you and you will need more room for all the chickens you never planned on having [​IMG]
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I think you will find the Learning Center helpful. It will tell you all you need to know to get started. Also check out the Frequently Asked Questions section. If you scroll past the site related Q's you'll find some chicken related Q's and handy links. Also at the top of each section you will see blue "sticky" threads. Those are threads picked out and put together by the staff and they have links to other threads with some of the best information and advice. I've learned tons by reading the stickies. Have fun!
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, kdcoffman1, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined our flock! I think waiting is a good choice. There will be more selection of which chicksk to buy, the weather is more cooperative, and spring and chickens just go together! Good luck to you!!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. Critterwoman

    Critterwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI! [​IMG]I too am a newbie and from OKLAHOMA, near Tulsa! Actually I'm a transplant from Kansas to here. I have found LOTS and LOTS of stuff to read online about chickens, but am hooked on BYC! Lots of people willing to help you out and answer questions.

    Where can I find the Okie thread that was mentioned?
     

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