Anxiously Awaiting My Chicks!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by farmgirljess, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. farmgirljess

    farmgirljess New Egg

    Mar 19, 2017
    Hello everyone! My name is Jessica...I'm new to BYC!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Yes, I am new to chickens! It has been a dream for over 10 years, and It's finally going to be a reality! I am expecting to have chicks by mid April!!!!

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    I was originally planning on 3, but have been thinking 4 or 5 lately...shhhh, don't tell my hubby...the plan is to just show up with a few extras! [​IMG]

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    We have decided on Orpingtons!

    (4) How did you find out about
    Everyone who I have spoken to about raising chickens has told me to join this forum, so here I am!

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I love being in my garden, camping, hiking, and just being outside in the fresh air!

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I am married and we have 2 crazy boys, an even crazier cat, and 2 wonderful dogs...we live in beautiful Oceanside, CA and enjoy spending time in our yard or at the beach!

    I have even started a new Instagram account that will be dedicated to my chicks...I know, I'm a little crazy!

    So excited to get my chicks and start this adventure!!!
  2. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013
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  3. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello, and welcome to our wonderful forum! I am so glad you joined Backyard Chickens, I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. These links may be interesting:

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    All the best
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, Jessica, and [​IMG]! It's great to have you in our community! Looks like CTKen loaded you up with links so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Jessica [​IMG] Welcome!

    I am excited for you that you are getting to realise your dream.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock when they arrive, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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