Welcome To BYC!

By BYC Support · Jan 11, 2012 · Updated Mar 20, 2013 · ·
  1. BYC Support
    Hi Peeps! :frow

    Welcome to BackYardChickens.com website!

    There are a ton of exciting new features and areas of the site for you to explore. To help get started we suggest you watch this video that walks through the main parts of the site, especially the forum:

    Video "How To" Demo of Using BYC:

    For those that want a quick idea of the different navigation options, here’s an example of the “Forum” list with notes on the various links and options:


    Where are my favorite places?

    If you were a member of the old site, here are a few of the most popular pages and their locations on the new site:

    We have a handful of areas you can go for lots of information about the new site:

    This is my first time ever on BYC, where should I go now?

    If you’ve never been to BYC before, we highly suggest you visit the following: REQUIRED & SUGGESTED READING FOR THE BYC FORUM

    I found a bug / saw an error, what do I do?

    If If you’re having problems with the site:

    First, look through our section called BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements to see if others are posting the same problem.

    If it hasn’t been reported, then we need VERY specific details so we can reproduce the problem and find a solution. Saying, “I can’t login” or “I got an error” or “I can’t upload pictures” will not be enough information for us to help you.

    Read over "How To Troubleshoot & Report Problems" for more information.

    Next Steps:

    Now you're ready to start posting! You may also want to check out the "Required Reading" thread on BYC.

    You're best bet is to introduce yourself in our "New Member Introductions" section and look for the “Post New Thread” link/button. new_thread.PNG

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Recent User Reviews

  1. Morgansrbest
    "Great intro to finding your way around BYC"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jan 26, 2019
    Clear, easy to follow instructions. Definitely helpful for being new onto the site.
    Thank you very much!
  2. HuffleClaw
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Sep 5, 2018
  3. ronott1
    "Excellant article"
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  1. Evelle
    Will be needing time to get use to this :)
  2. Lisa0318
    yayyy...so excited to try this out...great new look...thanx you guys are amazing...
  3. Chicken Rustler
    I don't do well with change and am not very computer sharp but I did play in the sand box and have been really eggscited to get to try the new features. You guys AND gals have done AWESOME ! ! ! ! Thank you
  4. hmmcc123
    Can't wait to figure this thing out! Looks great!!
  5. The Sheriff
    Looks good and so far HughesNet can handle it! Just have to watch my daily allowance.
  6. GhostRider65
    Great looking re-do, now I just have to figure out where everything went..... hopefully it won't take this old dog too many new tricks to navigate this beautifully done website. TY all Kim
  7. chickenhead1
    We're BACKyc!! Yippee! No more withdrawels
  8. cubalaya
    good job!
  9. asher
    LOVE being able to hover over posts to get the gist of what they are! Favorite new feature so far! Thumbs up!
  10. judyki2004
    The site looks great! Blessings :O)
  11. Fay at Frizzled Feathers
    Great job guys ! I really like the new look, now if only I can figure out how to use it LOL :)
  12. kyrose
    Great job guys!! Two thumbs up!!
  13. rebel yell
    Maybe it will take a while, But I cant find anything !!!!
  14. sunny & the 5 egg layers
    I love the new website! You guys did a fantastic job!
  15. FourPawz
    Wow, the folks responsible for redoing the site did an amazing job. Bravo, folks!
  16. heritagebirds
    Yeah! Glad we're back up and running!
  17. equinehugger3
    Great job, you guys! I love it! :D

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