newbie to chichens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dcraig, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. dcraig

    dcraig Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,

    I just ordered my first round of chickens ever. Ordered 10 barred rocks to raise for layers and 15 cornish x to raise for meat. Me and my wife just decide out of the blue one day we wanted chicken and after 4 weeks of planning building a scraping parts together finally ordered the chicks yesterday. I think I'm a little more excited than she is or she is just tired of hearing me yap about chickens either way I think it will be fun.
     
  2. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Once you get them I bet your wife will be talking about them constantly [​IMG]
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome
    Glad you could join the flock! X2 with drumstick diva on when you get them your wife will be talking about them all the time!! Once you have them they become very addictive even just sitting out and watching them is great fun. Wishing you the very best of luck with them. Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our "flock"

    Barred Rocks should be great layers for you! If you want to read more about them, I suggest taking a look at the Plymouth Rock breed reviews here: Plymouth Rock

    Good luck with your future chicks! When are they due to arrive?
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    You should be very happy with your Barred Rocks and Cornish crosses. [​IMG] Good luck with your future chicks!
     
  9. dcraig

    dcraig Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks all my chicks are due to arrive on Feb 16 so about 5 more day can't wait. Has anyone bought any of the side mount watering nipples from rich386?
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Some members swear by nipple waterers and apparently have no problem with them. Personally, I've never been able to get them to work very well, so I'm still using the galvanized waterers. 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 chicks.
     

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