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  1. BigATC

    BigATC Chirping

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    Greetings! Heard about BYC years ago listening to various podcasts as I began my quest to learn some chicken lore.
    We know that we'd be moving the end of 2017 and wherever it was, I wanted some fresh eggs. We ended up north of Spokane, WA on just over an acre. I built a coop and am in the process of finishing up the run.
    We took delivery two days ago of a box of chicks! I wanted to order 12 but the min was 15 and there were 20 in the box! My coop is about 60 sq/ft and the run approx 400 sq/ft.... so I may end up letting a few go if they all do well and continue to be hens :)
    Breeds are: Buff Orpinton, Silver Laced Wyandotte, Barred Plymouth Rock, Light Brahma, and a few Easter Eggers. The chicks are doing great so far with only one showing a bit o "paste". The kids are loving it, especially my 8 yr old daughter and 13 yr old son. I tried to delay it but some have names already.
    I'm a big fan of forums and have gotten huge benefits from others and know this is the best chicken knowledge depository around and for that I'm very grateful. I've learned a lot browsing. It's great to be here and hopefully some day I can contribute as well.
    Troy
     
  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Crossing the Road

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
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  3. OhZark Biddies

    OhZark Biddies Crowing

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    Welcome!

    by the way, I'm not a bicycler, but in looking at your profile image, I'm pretty sure you're doing it wrong. ;)
     
  4. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch Premium Member 9 Years

    Howdy, & :welcome Don't be a stranger.
     
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  5. tjo804

    tjo804 Crowing

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    :welcome

    Names :clap there is no delaying that with children around:ya

    Good luck with your new farm and pictures, we need pictures

    Coop pages are always a nice place for contributions and I look forward to seeing you around :woot
     
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  6. BigATC

    BigATC Chirping

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    Image modified :))
     
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  7. Jules929

    Jules929 Songster

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    Congrats! Your first chick purchase and you are already a victim of chicken math, lol. Good luck and :welcome
     
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  8. OhZark Biddies

    OhZark Biddies Crowing

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    Doh, now no one is going to get my bicycle joke... not that anyone would have either way. :)

    Welcome again... you're gonna have to share those bird names, kids always come up with the best ones!
     
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  9. tjo804

    tjo804 Crowing

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    Yes they do! My Grandaughter named 2 of our roosters Lulu and Roseabella :lau She also named her leghorns chickoletta yep both of them she was a huge paw patrols fan years ago. Now we just call them The Chickolettas.
     
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  10. thudson

    thudson Songster 5 Years

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    Howdy from Texas, Troy! So glad you joined us and welcome to the flock. Thanks for your kind comments. We will be glad to help all we can and look forward to hearing any help you are willing to contribute. Pull up a chair and stay a while! :welcome:caf
     
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