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  1. DuckMama9

    Quack, from Texas!

    Hello, um, er, Quack! As you might have guessed from the thread title, from my screen name and from the greeting, I raise ducks! I used to raise chickens several years ago, and was recently thinking about bringing up a new flock, but it was my love of gardening that made me consider ducks this...
  2. Strato

    Hi everyone!

    Hi all, I'm Strato and I just moved to a new house that came a chicken run and a flock, and I'm very excited/slightly overwhelmed by all the information I'm trying to learn about taking care of them! (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Brand-new, although I have...
  3. TheCrazyDuckLadyHel

    Introductions

    *** RE-Introductions The Crazy Duck Lady Hel Here. I raise Indian Runner Ducks in Austin Texas. I have a small flock of 13 spoiled rotten ducks. I sell the surplus drakes, an occasional hen, and the some of the ducklings we hatch. I also sell eggs for eating, hatching and teaching. I'm PT...
  4. Mcescobarr

    Introduction!!!!

    Hello I love chickens and drawing!!!!! I wanted to join here to ask about chickens and learn more about them!! I am not new to chickens, I’ve had them for two years now and I research them a lot. It’s nothing compared to how many years the rest of you probably have had chickens though. I...
  5. BReeder!

    Intro - after a year...

    I've been on BYC for over a year. I never got my trophy points though for "Introduce Yourself" so here's my intro (possibly for the second time). I am a father and husband with a growing family living in suburban Chicagoland on just a 1/3 acre lot. Backyard chickens is exactly what we have, not...
  6. Cyber Smoggy

    About time I actually joined

    I'm Dean. A little bit about me. I am a husband, Father and military Veteran. I was injured in Afghanistan in 2010 (a sniper shot me through the head, yes really). I have been anonymously learning from the BYC website since the end of last year and I have only just found your phone app so I...
  7. T

    Let me introduce myself

    Hi all. I am thankful to have this opportunity to learn more about keeping domestic poultry/fowl. In my case it's ducks. I currently share my home with two other friends, and one of them has always raised quail and pheasant for a raise/release program through our state conservation league. I...
  8. Knepper

    Duck greetings?

    I am trying to introduce my runner who is very human and dog bonded but less so duck bonded. Generally i exoect dolores, my big ancona female to attack because shes very alpha and kind of a jerk ‍♀️ but today she didnt do that she just stood patiently looking at the runner(trixie) However, the...
  9. C

    New member

    Hello all, I recently joined and am looking forward to the discussions that will surely ensure! Ive raised backyard chickens for about 4 years now in AZ! I recently acquired new property and my kids and i will be starting a breeding program soon. Im just a beginner in all this so I'm sure I'll...
  10. B

    Introduction For Me

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes, I am very new to chickens. We got them about a month ago. They are all 1 month old. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We have six chickens right now. Unfortunately, at least three of them are roosters. We are going...
  11. corgis-con-chickems

    island chicken mama - new to BYC!

    I've always wanted chickens and this year we decided to take the chicken leap. My boo had chickens when he was younger, so he's been a good source of help. But I'm here because I could always use some more advice! We have 4 easter eggers and 2 brahma bantams (I think... they have fluffy feets)...
  12. tstreetman

    Finally joining the flock - Hello BYC!

    Hi all! My name is Terry, and after a lot of lurking and searching these forums for information and advice, I've finally decided to join. Thanks for all the great info! (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? My wife and I have been talking about getting chickens for...
  13. BrambleBerry

    Hello! Excited to be Raising my First Chicks!

    1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I made an account here wishfully a couple of years ago, but just finally brought home our first chicks on Saturday. I've wanted to raise chickens for years and I am so excited. Here are a couple of cute pictures. (2) How many...
  14. Max0815

    A late hello... :P

    I joined this website 2 years ago when I used to own a plethora of birds, and what seemed to give me a plethora of problems(I am extremely worrisome at even the slight disposition of regular behavior in my birds, such as when my peacock doesn't go up the stairs into the sunlight shining from the...
  15. H

    Hello newbie from Moreno Valley, CA

    April 18, 2019 Newbie Q & A I'm not new to chickens at all but it wasn't until late 2016 that I adopted 3 baby chicks from a friend. They are really such fascinating birds. We have there are 3 beautiful hens with us. An Americana with fluffy cheeks, and two sister Barred Rock hens. I love...
  16. Quailberries

    Hi everyone!

    Hi there! My name's Charlotte, but you can just call me Quail. I just got my first 4 pullets from my local farming/hardware store! They are about 10 days old now. I have an EE, RIR, LH, and SLW. I'm really excited to get in to backyard chicken-ing, you guys make it sound so fun! I live with my...
  17. Clabbergirl

    Hello from Nashville

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I’m new to chickens after seriously wanting to raise them for about 7 years. Finally becoming homeowners made it a reality for us. We have 3 week old chicks in the brooder now. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 6 (3)...
  18. sandypath

    Introducing myself :)

    I've been on backyardchickens for a few years (since 2015) after a friend highly recommended it. I have read things but noticed I hadn't sent an intro! (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I helped my dad with a tiny coop of chickens when I was a ten and loved it. I...
  19. chickpeasoup

    New Member!

    1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I'm fairly new to chickens, I got 2 last July and read a bunch of posts from here. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have 2 hens and 2 chicks, but one chick is a boy so, 3 keepers. (3) What breeds do you have? A mixed...
  20. Tyson_chickens

    New Member Into Tyson_chickens

    Hello, I'm introducting myself as a new member on the backyard chickens. (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I am fairly new to chickens, however, my research is not haha. I've been looking up how to take care of chickens for a long time now and when I finally got my...
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