#newbie

  1. L

    New Member Intro

    Hello All, New Member and new to the backyard chicken adventure. Looking to read and gather information to build my on Coup-n-Run Tractor to establish a source of fresh eggs. Kind Regards, Todd
  2. Heather Curtis

    Hi My name is Heather

    I live inYamhill, Oregon. It’s a small town the the heart of wine country. I am new to raising chickens but learning fast. I got my first chickens 1 month ago and just added 6 more. Just discovered one of the hens was t a hen but a rooster. I have 8 chickens total and various breeds. I only...
  3. Calamus

    Newbie introduction...

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I grew up with chickens but haven’t kept them on my own until this year. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Six. Two pullets and four cockerels (three to deal with, one to keep). Planning on introducing a couple more...
  4. Jdbennett7

    New member from Florida

    Hello all! I live in Sarasota, Florida and am new to raising chickens but very excited. I have wanted to raise chickens for a few years now and my husband is finally on board! We just bought our first chicks March 31, 2019 and have become kind of obsessed with them. We now have 22! I am now...
  5. B

    Taken 30 yrs but I finally have my First Brood (AustGal)

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? 3yrs ago we Bought our first home, that whole time (and before) I have been trying to convince my Hubby to get some Chicks but he's been stern about not getting Backyard chickens.. but I finally wore home down and now he secretly...
  6. B

    First Egg, and then nothing

    I have an Easter Egger Hen Black and Gorgeous, I’ve had her since she hatched and now she’s about 7 months old she laid her first egg about 4 day’s ago and hasn’t laid one since, she is kept on high protein diet, basically gets fresh food every morning till night, she is kept in the garage...
  7. AshlyPashlee

    I'm new and want ALL the info!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? - I am new to chickens. They've been a dream of mine to have. I first got mine almost a month ago. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? - I have 7 hens currently. (3) What breeds do you have? - I have one buff orpington...
  8. R

    Hello!

    Hi! I'm from Florida, I'm just 19 and have no intentions of having a job related to animals, but I would gladly do voluntary work! I'm very passionate about animals and I have recently started taking an interest in ducks since I recently moved to Florida from Central America. I look forward to...
  9. P

    Getting chicks in two weeks!

    i am a life long city dweller. Or was until 5 years ago. I dreamed of having chickens, but until recently I was too scared to try! Now I’ve committed myself to taking two chicks in a couple of weeks. I’m going to turn an old food bin into a coop. Somehow! And find something to make nest boxes...
  10. M

    Hi

    1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes, I am new to chickens and are in the first stages of building our coop (2) How many chickens do you have right now? None (3) What breeds do you have? NA (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? JenBTV (5) What are...
  11. Fallon Dundas

    Newb

    Hey all! My name is Fallon, I'm a single mom who has had chickens in the past when my parents had them and will be getting into the game again soon, with our own hens. My son became obsessed with chickens about theee months ago, and has been asking for them non-stop. We will be raising hens...
  12. Tim Stratton

    eco Chooks in The Royal Forest of Dean!

    Hello everyone! My and my partner live off grid in The Forest of Dean, in Gloucester UK. 3 weeks ago we received 4x8 week old chicks as a gift from a friend. Yesterday we also received 2x5-6 week old Peking Bantams, along with a chicken house. We've made a run using old Portakabin window guards...
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