Rookie chicken lady!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by followell6912, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. followell6912

    followell6912 New Egg

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    Hi there! My husband and two little ladies live in central Kentucky. We are so excited to start our chicken adventure this spring and any advice would be greatly appreciated! We are looking to start with around 4-6 birds this year.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    As Michael said, look around. Read. Ask questions.

    Ask yourself questions, What do you expect out of
    the chickens? To eat, or eggs? What size coop do
    you have or wish to build?

    But either way, come on over to the forums, look
    around, join in.

    You've got time to decide.


    Spook
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you join us. Good luck with your impending chicken adventure!

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens, hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
     
  6. Bluechick2u

    Bluechick2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! The advice that I wish I got before buying hens: check out Naked Necks, I personally have fallen in love with the breed and found them to be wonderful in every way! Added bonus that they tolerate heat and cold both very well, and I personally love the way they look.
     
  7. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome. Sounds like you are doing your homework 1st! Awesome! Chickens are definitely a learning adventure. You learn as you go. Have you decided on a coop? My advice would be to make the coop PLENTY big, just in case you need to expand:D
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. doc637

    doc637 Out Of The Brooder

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  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello!
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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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