Newbie in Illinois

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Blondie1026, May 21, 2016.

  1. Blondie1026

    Blondie1026 Just Hatched

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    Hey all! I'm a newbie to the chicken area. Our first try at incubating eggs will be hatching in 3-4 days or so! I was referred to this site by the Ag guy at my local farm n fleet! Looking forward to learning a lot about eggs, chicks and chickens. :)
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with the incubation.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and [​IMG] - glad that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, 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.

    If you have any questions relating to incubation, then post on the "Incubating and hatching Eggs" forum.

    This link may help in a few days.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens


    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/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sending good hatching vibes your way [​IMG]. Hope you will update when the chicks arrive. Have your joined your state thread? Just put Illinois in the search box and it will pop up for you.
     
  5. Blondie1026

    Blondie1026 Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the advice! I just commented on the Illinois thread and have been doing some reading! I need to figure out about building my coop. Finishing the brooder today for my impending babies
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock! Here are some sections and threads that I think may interest you, if you haven't discovered them already!

    Coops, coops and more coops (with plans): https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops

    Coop building advice and feedback section: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/9/coop-run-design-construction-maintenance

    Wonderful incubation and hatching thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...t-meet-new-friends-w-host-sally-sunshine/0_30

    Chick addicts anonymous section, aka the raising chicks section: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks

    Enjoy the site and good luck with your hatch!
     
  7. 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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