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Newbie from Western Mass

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Yardbirds286, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Yardbirds286

    Yardbirds286 Songster

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    Hello everyone. Well we are anticipating spring end the arrival of our first batch of chicks!! All my life I thought it would be great to have chickens, and now we are able to do it. I have read so much my eyes hurt, but there is no substitute for experience. So I plan on learing as much as I can thru this forum. Hope you all don't mind dumb questions from time to time.[​IMG] We are starting with 4 Buff Orpingtons, as layers, and about 25 Cornish Cross Broilers. Off to the races! [​IMG]
     
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    You are starting off with broilers? Wow, that's brave.

    Welcome to BYC fellow New Englander.
     
  3. redoak

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  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Hello and [​IMG]
     
  5. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    And we don't mind at all if you ask questions!
     
  6. mizauntcathy'shenhouse

    mizauntcathy'shenhouse Songster

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    Hello and welcome from Texas. You have come to the right spot to ask questions and learn.....and there are no dumb questions!

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  7. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    [​IMG] from TN
     
  8. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Songster

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    The dumb question is the one not asked! There is plenty of help here.
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Welcome from another Western Masser...[​IMG]...[​IMG]..
     
  10. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member 10 Years

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    Glad to have you here! You'll find a lot of the information you're probably looking for in the "Meat Birds" section.
     

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