North Florida Newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by saraclassic, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. saraclassic

    saraclassic In the Brooder

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    we are starting off the year with a really awesome diy coop project and being picky on our choice of chicks and wether to go chicks or just into pullets. So mych reading going on! thank you to everyone for their time and sharibg info. Lookibg forward to sharing more.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Would love to see some pics of your coop! This is an excellent section of the learning centre for getting started https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens
    Be sure to ask any questions you may have, everyone here to help. Wishing you the very best of luck with your new chicken journey :frow
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

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    [​IMG] So glad you decided to join us.

    Personally, I would not have missed the fun of raising my small flock from 3 days old. But the risk is not getting all pullets. I got mine from an independent farm supply as sexed, and lucked up with all 6 being female. Getting pullets takes the guess work out of it and gets eggs sooner.

    Good luck with your decision, have fun.
     
  4. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope you enjoy BYC as much as we do.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I agree with Sunflour here as there is nothing more special than raising your own babies. They are so much easier to bond, warming up to you immediately with you where as started pullet can be afraid of you for sometime and some may never come around. So just keep this in mind.

    Enjoy this new adventure you are on and ask any questions you may have along the way. Welcome to our flock!
     
  7. dave3

    dave3 In the Brooder

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    Welcome
     
  8. ChookRanger

    ChookRanger Chirping

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    X2 they are so sweet when they are little.
     
  9. Welcome!!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     

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