Can’t wait to learn from you guys!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CluckChristy, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. CluckChristy

    CluckChristy New Egg

    Jan 3, 2017
    North Carolina
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    I am completely new to chickens! My mama had a few after I moved out but I never had to take care of them. They were gifts from my brother who picked 1 hen and 3 roosters! Needless to say they were all very mean ;)

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    None, but the plan is to start our flock in the spring when we are settled on our new farm.

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    I plan to have RIRs.

    (4) How did you find out about


    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Homesteading, photography, hiking/camping, reading.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I’m married to Paul. We have two sons: Tyler (9) and Jacob (1.) No other pets but we plan to raise some goats eventually and the boys get to pick out their dog this summer.
  2. mich9510

    mich9510 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 21, 2016
    Southwest PA
    Welcome! Very nice to meet you. I'm fairly new to chickens myself. Just started raising them this past August. I bought a few books about it but the best and most useful information I've received is from the good people here on BYC. I look forward to learmninhg with you!
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  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

    Mar 20, 2012
    Hi and welcome to BYC! Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2016
    Welcome to BYC! glad you joined us[​IMG]
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Howdy from Kansas, Christy, and :welcome! Great to have you aboard! Love RIRs! Good luck with your hens and hobbies! :cd
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    Congratulations on the new farm. How exciting! Adding some feathered family members.

    I recommend a visit to the Learning Centre; lots of good tips there:

    and if your farm does not already have a coop, some great coop ideas here if you do not already have any:

    Finally, you might want to say hello on your local thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

    I hope you enjoy BYC. 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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  7. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Raising poultry is a wonderful hobby for everyone in the family, hope you all enjoy it!
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I'm a dog lover, and have to say I am excited that your kids will be getting a dog. Any particular breed? Glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock[​IMG]

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