Brand new to Chickens and BYC :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bullyshowgirl, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. Bullyshowgirl

    Bullyshowgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    What a wonderful forum! My son and I are looking for a healthier lifestyle and decided that homegrown and home canned is our goal for 2015. So as we do everything.....Baby chicks are in a rubber maid container and the chicken coop should be done (hopefully) this week. We have so much to learn and I am Thankful to have found this group.....what a awesome bunch of online neighbors.... Hope to chat with everyone real soon [​IMG]
     
  2. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good morning and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    What kind of chicks do you have?

    Nice to have you join us! If you have any questions feel free to ask.
     
  3. Bullyshowgirl

    Bullyshowgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 12 Black Astralorps, 12 Buff Orpingtons, 6 Ameraucanas (because my son who is 21 thinks they are cool) and we are awaiting the arrival of 16 Black laced Red Wyandottes. I was sure the Wyndottes would be my favorite but how can you not love baby Buff Orpingtons..... they are so cute and really friendly.
     
  4. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] Sounds like you have a big coop and plenty of room for a big flock to start with. Make sure to post some photos so we can celebrate with your new healthy lifestye.
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Merry Christmas! Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! You have come to the right place for all the learning and chicken chat! The learning centre is a great place to start for lots of articles on all aspects of keeping chickens https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your chicks and the more healthy lifestyle. Be sure to ask any questions you may have everyone here to help and very friendly :frow
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    Sounds like you'll have a wonderful flock! All of the breeds that you've chosen should have very good temperaments and be good layers. The Wyandotte is my favorite breed of chicken because of its excellent temperament, good egg production, and hardiness. The Ameraucana is a nice breed, too.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     

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