All New Members Come Here!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Silkie Chicken, Oct 8, 2012.

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  1. Silkie Chicken

    Silkie Chicken King Silkie

    Feb 22, 2012
    All new members come here and introduce your self and have fun!!!
     
  2. LeTrask

    LeTrask New Egg

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    Hello All..

    We did introduce ourselves a bit when we first signed up but today is a special day. TODAY IS THE DAY WE finally GET OUR BIRDS! 4 hens.. not sure what breed yet. We get to meet them in an hour or so. We are picking them up from a friends farm.
    We Just wanted to say hello and how excited we are to get started. I am sure we will be back with many questions and some input.

    YIPPEE!
     
  3. Silkie Chicken

    Silkie Chicken King Silkie

    Feb 22, 2012
    [​IMG] sounds like fun hope you get them have a save trip and [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yay !!! good for you :) good luck to ya and have fun :) :)
     
  5. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. Rural Chic

    Rural Chic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, I am new to this site and to owning chickens.. well and baby geese (they will arrive later next week along with 4 more chicks, I'm really excited). We got some baby chicks (7) from a nearby town a couple of weeks ago and put them in a large Rubbermaid tote with wood shavings, food, water and a stick to roost on if they wanted to, oh and a heat lamp. I did allot of research on line (mostly this site), and I think I got a good starting point. We did lose one chick when we put them into the play yard for exercise and a neighbors cat got in and killed one before i could rescue it. (Really sad) We constructed a new top that is not as easy to get into to.
    We have converted our small shed (6'.3" X 8'.5") into a chicken coop and rabbit home. This past weekend we sealed the concrete floor and put down linoleum so the clean up would be a bit easier. I have a closet rod that we are using for a roosting bar with the brackets and i have 2 little chicks using it now... they are about 2 months old and so cute nestled together on the bar under the lamp. I work all day and my son (15 1/2 yrs old) is in school so they are alone in the newly revised coop all day with the rabbits (in cages not running loose). The only thing I regret is that I don't get to spend as much time as i would like with them, they are still really scared of me and run away flapping their wings like their little lives depend on it. I do not know what breed of chickens they are except one (tan bantam) or even if they are males or females. They are not even the same age, i have one that is much larger then the rest and one that is way smaller, but i love them all.
    I am sure somewhere down the line i'll have some questions but for now I just wanted to say HI!
     
  8. CityGirlNoMore

    CityGirlNoMore New Egg

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    Hi I'm new to the site, and to chickens! We have had our chickens for about 3 months an what an adventure. I love it!

    We just got 4 turkeys last week... And they are completely different!

    What a crazy life, I can't wait to see every day what's going on with them all.
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Sorry to hear about your chick [​IMG] You must post individual pics of your chicks in the What Breed Or Gender is This? section when they are a bit older, so we can have a go at identifying the breeds and sexing them. If you want them tame you must sit in the coop with them, talk to them (my chickens love it when I "baby talk" to them) and offer them treats like mealworms. Encourage them to eat from your hands. Enjoy the site!

    Forgot to add: I love your avatar!
     
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  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] You must go say Hi in the Turkeys section. We have quite a few turkey owners here as well. Enjoy the site!
     
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