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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jkm0518, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. Jkm0518

    Jkm0518 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey there yall. I am new to byc and just got some of my first chickens. Me and my wife just bought a house on almost 2 acres and we both wanted chickens so I got 2 hens and a rooster to start out with and she got 4 chicks from the county fair. We have had them since sunday. I actually just read one of the threads about how it aint a good idea to mix age groups so that was my first mistake. Can anyone direct me to some threads that I should go over? I am trying to hit everythng I can but there are quite a bit of threads to go through.I already read through the getting started raising chickens. Anything else I should hit? Thanks yall
     
  2. iluvpeeps

    iluvpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Click on 'Forums' at the top of the page and go to "Raising backyard chickens" - that's a great place to start. Also feel free to ask any questions that you need answered.
     
  5. Jkm0518

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    Thank you all of you, and yes that is what I am doing as we speak. Any specific advice for a newbie?
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Jkm0518, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! For your mixing birds of different ages you might type in searches in the search such as "integrating new birds" or "adding new birds." Should get a lot of responses. Good luck to you!
     
  7. Jkm0518

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    Thanks. I have been browsing through there. I have found the answer actually in several threads. Thanks for that, I am trying to get all the nessecary info asap as I am new to this. I've gotta say, there is quite a bit of info on here. This seems to be the one-stop-shop for all the info that I would ever need. I am glad I found yall![​IMG]
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Make your coop twice as big as you think that you are going to need. These critters are addictive.
     
  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi! [​IMG] from S. Florida, not far from you! You must have gone to the South Florida Fair? I wanted to go this year too, but don't know if I'll make it or not! Its great to have you here with us!
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Have you looked at the Learning Center yet? There's some great info there. Also when you do a search look at the "articles" in the results. There are some amazingly informative articles here written by our members.
     

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