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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Susierob, Nov 14, 2016.

  1. Susierob

    Susierob New Egg

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    Hello everyone,
    I'm not only new to BYC but I'm new to chickens. My husband had chickens growing up but it will be all new to me. I found BYC while researching as much as possible before getting chickens. They would be for eggs as well as little feathered friends. I had no idea there were so many different types of chickens. All beautiful!
    I'm thinking next spring would be a good time to start. So I need to really prepare myself and the property for a safe and happy home for about 4-5 chickens.
    Any advise will be appreciated.
    Thank you all for being part of the BYC group. I'm looking forward to learning as much as possible here.

    Thanks again, Susie from Washington State
     
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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi, Susie and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=learning+centre and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you


    All the best
    CT
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Very nice to meet you Sue. Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock[​IMG]
     
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  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    Exploring the Learning Center Articles and the Coop/Run Forums will give you the best start.

    The number one advice is to build larger than you think .


    Feel free to ask questions, we're here to help.
     
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  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hi Susie, thanks for joining us and have fun getting into poultry!
     
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  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, Susie, and :welcome! Great to have you with us! Looks like CTKen gave you some great research links so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
     
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  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  8. Susierob

    Susierob New Egg

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    Thank you all for the nice welcomes :)
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  10. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Hi and [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us Susie! As some other members have said, checking out the Learning Center will be a great help when your just starting with chickens.
    I hope you enjoy your time on BYC, best wishes! [​IMG]
     
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