Suddenly have chickens.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Zolon, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. Zolon

    Zolon Just Hatched

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    First, background.

    IT Geek, raised in Alaska but spent 20 years in Seattle, who bought a small acreage in the middle of Oklahoma, living with a dog lady who has worked with them professionally as a family thing. Her grandparents did it.

    Last weekend I woke up something fowl. Grumpy beyond normal compare. That Saturday afternoon, I somehow came home with 12 chicks, and all the stuff we needed to run a brooder.

    We have been reading and planning on chickens for 3 years now, but never had the thoughts take flight until now.

    Decided I should make an account after reading all 50+ pages of the Woods Coop, and 37 pages of the Angry Rooster.

    Even with all the reading, expect lots of "newbie" questions as we progress into the world of chickens.

    -Z
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Congratulations on your new home, and welcome to BYC.
     
  3. 20736

    20736 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's the best mistake you will ever make!
    Welcome and enjoy.
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    .... and you'll love them and be planning/plotting to get more. I kid you not. Have you visited the Learning Center, it has answers to questions you haven't even thought of yet.

    If you want to find other Bycers - put your state name in the search box. It will come up and you can post there. I also like to recommend "Raising Backyard chickens," forum.

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    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 the run. Enjoy your chicken adventure! :)
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard.

    All the best
    CT
     
  8. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    The other greeters have given you some good advice, I'll just say hello and it's nice to have you here!
     
  9. Zolon

    Zolon Just Hatched

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    After a week of being in the home. :)
     
  10. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Cute! They grow fast, don't they.
     

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