Your #1 Piece of Advise

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by JenBirdRansom, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. JenBirdRansom

    JenBirdRansom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Calling all BYCers:

    What is that #1 piece of advice you'd throw out there for newbies?
     
  2. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Build a nice coop and run. Safe from loss.
     
  3. OwlLover

    OwlLover Alaskan Wanderer

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    Don't buy chicks just because they're cute and fuzzy now.
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Buy/make the biggest sturdiest coop and pen you can afford.

    No matter how hard you try there will be losses in your flock.
     
  5. TinyChickenLady

    TinyChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't spread diseases! Nobody wants chicken STDs.... Antibiotics are scarce! LoL [​IMG] (Am I allowed to say STD?)
     
  6. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Don't let them on your new couch.

    I'm serious about that. Dumb as it sounds. Chickens will poop
    on the furniture. Don't ask me how I know this, just take my
    word for it.

    Those beautiful little baby chicks will learn to hop. Then they learn
    to fly. And your little house dog just loves them to play with.

    Spook...who knows lots of useless things
     
  7. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Um... What is someone who doesn't have chickens supposed to say?
     
  8. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here Premium Member

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    Try not to take it too seriously. I try to spend at least a few minutes every day just watching and enjoying the birds.
     
  9. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Beware of the chicken math.
     
  10. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Stick to just a few breeds while
    Starting out. Do research on the breeds you plan to keep and just enjoy the joy of keeping chickens [​IMG]
     

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