The newest newcomer to the backyard chicken world

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Renie, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Renie

    Renie New Egg

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    Good morning from frigidly cold central Maine! I am determined to build my own chicken tractor and have laying hens this spring or summer, but I have never raised or cared for chickens so I have a lot to learn. I'm looking forward to reading about your experiencesand maybe asking for advice as I progress. I saw a thread for last year's chicken swap at TSC in Augusta -- does that happen every year? If yes, when this year? Thanks.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Renie, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! BYC is the greatest place to learn, get advice, and help should you need it. Below is a link to the Learning Center. It will get you off to a great start about the housing and nutritional requirements of chickens. Then there is a link to coops to assist in your building. Then I linked the Maine thread where you can chat it up with other local chicken keepers. Good luck and most importantly, have fun! [​IMG]

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/9/coop-run-design-construction-maintenance

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1370/maine
     
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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  4. 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!!
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Ready yourself - winter is about to strike full force.
     
  9. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Cheers from Ohio! [​IMG]Glad you could join us! [​IMG]
     

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