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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BeachyChicken, Jan 16, 2015.

  1. BeachyChicken

    BeachyChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone!
    I'm a not yet newbie chicken fanatic! I have been reading everything I can about the art of keeping chickens as my family and I will be moving onto about an acre of land. That means of course that I will soon be able to realize the chicken dreams that I've had for years! I am still not sure what breeds to settle for and I worry about our hot and muggy summers.
    Anyway, I'm amazed by all the great advise and interesting experiences I see here and I'm convinced this is about to be my new obsession:) I'm also slightly obsessed with edible plants and succulents. Not sure how that will pair with chickens, time will tell!
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  3. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. BeachyChicken

    BeachyChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!! I cannot believe how many people obsess over chickens like I do! Fantastic!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Beware of "chicken math." Very few BYC members are immune to it. :eek:) Which breed of chicken is best for you will depend on what you want in a chicken. Murray McMurray has an excellent "chick selector" tool at https://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/chick_selector.html to help you determine which breed is best for you. Just be sure and click on "select more characteristics." Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your flock.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] We're glad you joined us!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Michael has given you a great link to check out.

    Good luck to you!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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