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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by trikerdeb, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. trikerdeb

    trikerdeb New Egg

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    Hi my name is debz & I'm thinking about buying some chickens but am a complete novice so want to make sure I do some research and would be grateful for some advice thanks a lot Debz
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Doing research before taking the plunge is a good idea! Here are some sections you can look at to get you started:

    General and getting started:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Coops and housing:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/9/coop-run-design-construction-maintenance

    Breeds:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/category/chicken-breeds
    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html

    Frequently asked chicken questions (second post):

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=1198

    If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask, we've all been brand new once and we'll happily help you!
     
  3. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Totally cool. What kind were you thinking about? Might I say I highly recommend Cochin bantams?
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, debz, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Looks like sumi has you good to go! Best of luck to you and your chickens!
     
  5. trikerdeb

    trikerdeb New Egg

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    Thank you very much for your help
     
  6. trikerdeb

    trikerdeb New Egg

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    Thank you will bare that in mind
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Debz, search the forums, ask questions, plan, and you will be set to start with poultry. Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    [​IMG]From Kansas! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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