wanting to get into rasing my own chickes

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by jessym915, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. jessym915

    jessym915 New Egg

    2
    0
    7
    Mar 31, 2012
    looking to get into raise a few chickens with my kids this year have no idea how to go about it any information would be greatly appreciated. thanks
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,918
    93
    211
    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    Your best option (besides reading all you can here) would be to visit someone near you who is also raising chickens. A farm perhaps?
    Check CraigsList to see anyone selling baby chicks in your area. They'll usually have some good advice and will let you know where the local feed stores are.
    Start reading the Raising Baby Chicks thread and also read the "Notable Topic Index" sticky there.
    Not sure where you live, but in this Where Am I thread, there's a thread for the State you live in.
    It would be a good idea to read and post a question there, too.
    And then enjoy the fun of raising chickens!!


    [​IMG]
     
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    5,532
    187
    273
    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    If you look at the top of this section, you will see an index to help you find the thread fr your state.

    I suggest that you look elsewhere on BYC, There are "raising baby chicks" sections and care and feeding sections. You will find helpful advice there.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by