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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by safecandles, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. safecandles

    safecandles New Egg

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    Hi!
    I am just doing research on the world of chickens! I recently moved to the country and have acreage and horses. Thinking I would like to have a couple chickens just for eggs. Any help is appreciated!
     
  2. beb444

    beb444 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out my link at that bottom for what I wish I knew!! Chickens are so much fun! You will not regret it!!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The Learning Center is the best place to start a chicken education. It will answer questions, you haven't even thought of yet. Sincerely![​IMG]
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and [​IMG]

    Your state thread is worth joining as you will get to know other BYC members in your area (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread). In fact, the search box should become your best friend [​IMG] Lastly but by no means least, the members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    One tip is to get more than a couple chickens...start with 4 or 5. It's not uncommon to lose a chick or two and you don't want to end up with a solo chicken. They are flock animals and are much happier with company of their own kind.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  6. safecandles

    safecandles New Egg

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    Thank you for that tip!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    You bet, that's what we're all here for...to help one another!
     
  8. Siemone

    Siemone New Egg

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    Hi I'm new here and I've been reading the BYC for a year now. Love it, so I decided to join. We have 4 mixed hens, 2 Americanas, Road island red and one black sexlink? (Still not sure on her) just got 3 babies to add to the family.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    It's nice to have you here!
     
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  10. 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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