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  1. TrevillyanFamilyFarm

    Introducing Myself - Trevillyan Family Farm

    Hello! I’m new to BYC. I live in Tehachapi CA and have a small family farm with 9 chickens, 4 ducks, 7 goats, 4 dogs, 2 cats, 2 Guinea pigs and 4 humans - 6 if you count my husband and myself 🤪 I’m trying to convince my husband to let me get all the farm animals but I have to ease him into it...
  2. PistolHollidayIV

    Barred rock,Dominique,cuckoo maran or something else?

    New members here!! So recently me and my girlfriend decided to get six chicks from our local orschlns that said four were barred rocks(other two rhode island reds) but after reading some on here I fear this may not be correct. I read barred rocks are supposed to have yellow legs but these are...
  3. B

    Hello (Fort Worth)

    Hello Everyone, My name is Bleu Phoenix & have recently have fallen in love with having a backyard flock of one roo, three hens, & two chicks- all various breeds. The roo is a gorgeous white Silkie named bubba and the hens are silkie splash, Rhode Island Red, & a Golden Sexlink, and the...
  4. CountryWomanFarms

    Glad to be here!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? - I first got my first chicken in 2019. We took her from a family friend because she was injured and he didn’t want to deal with it then we raised up a few little chicks so she wouldn’t be lonely and the rest is history. Each year we...
  5. WakaFlockaChickens

    New flockster in the mix!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I am! This will be my first ever backyard flock even though I've been researching and reading about it (both here and in published books) for years. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have five chicks that I am raising...
  6. The_Armory

    I'm Here For The Pigeons

    Hi! I'm The_Armory! I've had chickens and ducks before, but that's not really why I'm here. I'm here because I'm hoping to start caring for pigeons in the near future. My friend @the_kitchen__drawer suggested that I join this site so I can meet others in the pigeon community, learn some tips and...
  7. fowlplay_suspected


    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I've owned chickens before when I was younger, but my family decided to get another batch after a really long time. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 9 chickens, and 3 turkeys. (3) What breeds do you have? 4 Barred...
  8. Jesh22


    Hello, new member. I’ve been reading a lot of threads from here when googling questions recently and thought I’d officially join. We have backyard flock ( in a large run) of 6 gals…3 EE and 3 Isa…who are 1 year old. We are raising 3 more to join them this spring. Thanks!
  9. BackyardBabe

    Hi! My name is Rivkah

    Hey friends, I wanted to introduce myself. I am Rivkah. I am newer to backyard chickens, going on three years. We have/had wyandottes, Rhode Island Reds, Easter Eggers, Orpingtons(buff and black/lavender split),Australop and this year for the first time a barred rock and sexlink. My son is...
  10. Cloverr39

    Introduction :)

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? If I remember correctly I first got chickens in 2019, but I only got purebred chickens in April 2021. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Right now I have 3 isabella bantam brahmas and 4 black silkie roos. (3) What...
  11. KirstensChickies

    My name is Kirsten 😊

    Hi, my name is Kirsten and I'm a new member to Backyard Chickens! I live in Pennsylvania, US. I have copy and pasted the suggested newbie questions below! (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I am new to chickens! I got my first chicks March of 2021. (2) How many...
  12. A

    Hello! Nice to be here

    Hello! I have 9 chickens. I’m not sure of the breeds. I have 6 different breeds. And they are all free range on our little farm. I love to get advice about my flock and how I can help them be the best ladies to eye can be!
  13. tjmb1414

    New member - Ballston Spa, NY

    Hi, I’m Tracey and I have a flock of 12. 🐔🐣❤️
  14. G

    I finally took the plunge!

    Hello! As a long time seeker of knowledge on all things chicken. I have found myself drawn to BYC for ages, I really mean ages, it could be years!! But this year I finally took the plunge and decided to join! When I saw everyone having a blast on hatch-alongs, when that baby fluff butt...
  15. A

    Hello, new here!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Semi-new — still pretty fresh. Got 6 baby chicks in March of 2021, then I purchased (3) 1 year old chickens from someone looking to reduce her flock in August & then shortly added one of my “wish-list birds”, a 6 month old Polish...
  16. Jcarnahan

    Hello. New duck owner

    Hello. Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Jessic. I am very new to caring for poultry. I have two welsh harlequins that are about a month and half old. Ive come to this forum so many times and decided it was time to join and be an active member. You guys have been a big help already...
  17. McChicken752020

    Hiiii! New member

    Hi everyone! When I was in High school, my mom was a member, we had about 15 chickens. Now that I've grown and moved out, got married and now have 7 baby chicks that I would absolutely love to share with a community that my mom was once apart of.
  18. buckock

    New Member Introduction

    Greetings! I got my first TS gateway chicks in March 2021. I purchased six, thinking a couple of the little leggers wouldn't make it. Well they did, and I shared three of the ladies with a friend, who's now also a proud new chicken mama. Then we got 3 golden comets, one of which was a cross...
  19. Pheasant Run Farm

    My Introduction.

    Hello! Me and my family run Pheasant Run Farm, where we at first only horses but have expanded to chickens and ducks. My mother and brother handles the horses while I handle the birds. Ever since I got my first chickens in May of 2020 for my birthday I have been fascinated with them and spend...
  20. Delmachicks

    New member from Melbourne Oz

    Hi, I’m new here but have been stalking the threads for advice for a while now 😁 I have 8 chickens at the moment, three frizzles, two silkies, one isa brown a pekin bantam and a Vorwerk rooster (previously known as Karen but is now Kevin). I’ve had a few troubles along the way this past year...
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