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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dynamite25, Feb 10, 2016.

  1. Dynamite25

    Dynamite25 New Egg

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    Hi! I am very excited to have found this site! No chickens yet, we are getting 2 as soon as we get the coop and supplies. I am looking forward toreading everyones posts!
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi there and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Great that you have joined us. If you have not done so yet, check out the Learning Centre - lots of great resources there, and also the Coops section as it may help you in your designing or choosing your coop. Thread searching is also a good way to research specific topics. Your state thread should put you in touch with other BYC members local to you also.

    Good luck with your impending chicken adventure.

    CT
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! What an exciting time for you :D I'm sure you will enjoy your new chicken adventures very much. As CT said the learning centre is a great place to check out ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your new chickens.
    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on CTKen and Yorkshire coop; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
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  5. Dynamite25

    Dynamite25 New Egg

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    Thank you all, for your kind words and welcome! I am from a county in Richmond, Virginia. Any one else in my area?
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at BYC. Put your state name in the searchbox and it should pop up. You may find some local bycers.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. Dynamite25

    Dynamite25 New Egg

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    Thank you!!
     
  10. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    You have a lot of fun in store with getting your first chickens! I would recommend getting 3 instead of 2. Sometimes, no matter how hard we try, you'll lose a bird and you don't want to be left with a single chicken. Chickens are flock animals and prefer company of their own kind, although some people do have a single bird as a house pet (there are threads on that if you care to search and read them).

    What breed were you thinking of getting?

    Good luck to you, if you have questions, always feel free to ask!
     

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