Backyard chicken owner

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cristalzita, May 16, 2019.

  1. Cristalzita

    Cristalzita In the Brooder

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    I have a 5 chicken flock. One Buff Orpington, Austalorp, Barred Rock, Red Star, and Easter Egger. Names Buffy, Scarlet, Dak, Crispy, and Cheeks respectively. For me, my 5 chickens are my pets and egg layers for my family. I built their coop with my father with an attached run and all but they ended up free ranging anyway, they perfer to roost outside on warm nights too! We live in a completely inclosed neighborhood with high tree cover and in the 2 years I've had them, we've never had a predator, I'll keep my fingers crossed! I love letting them roam around freely and they show me so much love back. I'm setting on a new adventure with Scarlet who has gone broody both her summers and this summer I have ordered her fertilized eggs. These chickens will be my first step to responsible sourced meat for my family. In the future I only hope to expand on that and make more ethical and accountable choices as a consumer.
     
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  2. Perris

    Perris Crowing

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    hello @Cristalzita ! welcome to BYC :frow
    I hope your good luck continues!
     
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  3. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your flock!
     
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  4. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Hello Cristalzita.
    Welcome to BYC.
    First time with a broody and chicks will be entertaining.
     
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  5. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Good luck with your broody hatch!
     
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  6. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your time here.

    This is a useful link of “How to” BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3. I’d suggest including your location using the guide in the link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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  7. ClucksAndCombs

    ClucksAndCombs Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC!:frow

    Feel free to ask questions, there are so many wonderful and knowledgeable people who will answer them :)

    Good luck with your chickens!
     
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  8. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you decided to join us:ya
     
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  9. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUN-omenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have Lots of FUN! :wee
     
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  10. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     
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