Brand new to the chicken life and hooked already!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tripschiks, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. Tripschiks

    Tripschiks Just Hatched

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    Hello everyone, I'm a brand new member to BYC.My two year old son recently got two buff orpingtons and two long horns from his God- father for his birthday. Little did my wife and I know what we were getting into. We're both head over heals for these chiks. We've ordered two more, one golden laced Wyandotte and one Barred Rock.The coop we built took 5 long weekends, a trip to the ER, and the removal of a 3inch nail which penetrated completely through my thumb and slit the bone!! Needless to say, we love our girls and are happy to be part of this new family. Pictures coming soon!!
     
  2. TheLazyBFarm

    TheLazyBFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics or it didn't happen!!!

    Oh and pics of the coop too!!!

    New here as well, no disastered thumb, but plenty of blood, sweat and beers.....[​IMG]
     
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Guess you will always have a momento of your first coop build!

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre 
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, 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. 

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread  as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Gosh, I think that must be one of worst injuries a coop builder has encountered. Actually I don't believe anyone else has mentioned injury except severe fatigue. So sorry hope you will be on the mend. I am cringing at the thought of the pain involved and gore. Ugh!!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Already welcomed you on your other thread. All I can is I hope the rest of your chicken venture would be a bit less dramatic! [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. TripsChicks2

    TripsChicks2 New Egg

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    It's true... The nail is only one of the many stories we ALREADY have to tell. [​IMG] [​IMG]
    [​IMG]I
     

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