SoCal Jumps into deep end.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SoCal-ludic, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. SoCal-ludic

    SoCal-ludic Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I am recently retired and jumped into this chicken thing with both feet. I have 35 peeps to arrive in two weeks - 7 breeds, 5 each. That was the minimum shipment (5 of each) for winter shipment. I am a clever guy, with lots of internet research, but no ACTUAL experience. I fully expect all the chicks to survive - well most of them anyway. I will be looking to sell many of the juvenile before the city comes calling. Anyone in the Inland Empire who has an interest please let me know. The coop and the brooder could not have happen without the wonderful repository of information at BYC.
    Will keep everyone apprised of my progress.
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.

    If you haven't already done so, you should explore the learning center articles to help you get started.

    That's quite a large number of chicks to start out with, and they do grow up quite quickly. Pay attention to the amount of space they require.

    And keep a close watch for pasty butts the first week of arrival, it is much more common than I would have expected.


    Good luck with your new adventure.
     
  3. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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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 joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  4. 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.
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2016
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. You certainly don't do things by halves eh? Good for you I say :)

    All the best

    Ct
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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