wanting baby chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Andi4chics, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. Andi4chics

    Andi4chics In the Brooder

    Mar 24, 2018
    Hello. I am wanting to purchase just a few baby chicks to have as pets. I have not raised them before, but recently moved to a place with a barn! I am excited to begin this adventure. I want to purchase from an Ohio farm, I would like to have all hens.
    Please contact me asap. These chckens will be loved for life!
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello and welcome to BYC

    Here’s a good link where you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. If you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

    This forum may be useful - https://www.backyardchickens.com/forums/#buy-sell-trade.67

    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
  3. SueT

    SueT Free Ranging

    May 27, 2015
    SW MO
    Welcome to BYC. Your local feed store will have sexed baby chicks in several different breeds. Good luck!
  4. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy raising chicks!
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  5. Boots And Chicken Poop

    Boots And Chicken Poop Chirping

    Feb 26, 2018
    In the deep South!
    It's great to have you here!! :welcome If you have any questions, BYC has the answers! We love having new people! :woot
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  6. Andi4chics

    Andi4chics In the Brooder

    Mar 24, 2018
  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Posting on your STATE thread may give you all the information you want at this time.
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  9. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Andi.... :frow Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Please do check out the Topic of the Week discussions Pork Pie mentioned. I have found these to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock when they arrive, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

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