(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? (2) How many chickens do you have ri

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by joconor, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. joconor

    joconor In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Relatively new. This is our third time with chickens. Lost prior chickens to racoons. So far, they are doing really well.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    We have 10 chickens right now.
    (3) What breeds do you have?
    4 white leghorns, 2 Cuckoo marans, and 4 Barred Plymouth Rocks.
    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Just looking for info on chickens.
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    gardening, quilting, handcrafts, cooking, etc.
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
     
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  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot I'm sorry for your loss :hugs
     
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  3. jadip4

    jadip4 Songster

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    Welcome to BYC! :thumbsup
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens :frow
     
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  5. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    :welcome

    Sorry about the previous losses. This information from the Learning Center may be helpful in figuring out how to keep your current flock safe:
    predators-pests.28

    Best of luck to you, thanks for joining us!
     
  6. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Hello and welcome to the flock! I hope you enjoy the site :D
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Welcome to BYC! Raccoons are terrible predators to deal with, I've had one raccoon raid wipe out half a flock.
     
  8. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!

    X2 on N F C's post--go to the predator proofing article
     
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  9. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
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  10. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    :welcome
    It's wonderful to have you here =)
     
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