Newbie on board

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BYC Man, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. BYC Man

    BYC Man Chirping

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    Hey everyone. I am getting my BYC's this coming weekend. I am getting a red rooster and 7 laying hens. Wow, I am getting them all for $35. I work all through the weeks so I am having a friend to build me a coop. So, I will be gleaning all of the info I can from you guys. Thanks for any help.
    Rick
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, Rick, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community and that you got yourself some chickens! Below are a couple links to jumpstart your knowledge. Good luck and have fun!!

    The Learning Center gives you all the ins and outs of poultry care and maintenance:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    Caring for your hens:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/
     
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  3. BYC Man

    BYC Man Chirping

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    Thank you. I have memories of my childhood when living with my grandparents and the chickens and all of that, but I wanted to have my own now that I have a place I can have them. Looking forward to this project.
    Thanks again for all of your help.
    Rick
     
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    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  5. Going Bhonkers

    Going Bhonkers Songster

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    liz9910 Crowing

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  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good luck with your new flock to be - welcome to BYC.
     
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  10. BYC Man

    BYC Man Chirping

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    Hi and good morning!
    I enjoyed reading blogs about coops. You guys really have it happening for you.
    I am supposed to have my coop ready by the weekend, however, I work everyday until 6 pm. My friend has a byc coop with a rooster and 6 laying hens and he is going to help with getting mine ready.
    Spring is upon us and with my new location I will be able to have a coop. I am very zealous about this project as raising chickens was something I was introduced to by my grandfather when I was a child.
    Have a wonderful day!
    Rick
     

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