Chicken 859

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chicken 859, May 26, 2017.

  1. Chicken 859

    Chicken 859 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    We are new to chickens and don't have any yet. I'm part way through building a chicken run in our back garden measuring 6m x 2m.

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


    None at the moment, but hope to eventually have half a dozen, the run should be plenty big enough for that number.

    (3) What breeds do you have?


    None yet.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?


    Google search.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?


    Running, walking (with family and our dogs), cycling, motorcycling (Moto Guzzi), kayaking and on the waiting list for an allotment.

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

    Married with two children, four cats, three dogs, 30ish fish. I work as a firefighter specialising in fire investigation and also have a fire investigation search dog (Called accelerant dogs in the USA). Live in the village of Portchester on the south coast of Hampshire which is home to one of the best preserved roman castles in Europe!

    New to chickens so will be looking for tips and advice from you more experienced owners.
     
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    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens.
     
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    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    So glad you could join our community! Definitely stop by our learning center for some tips and hints on getting started and keeping chickens all throughout their lives. CTKen has left you with the link. And once you get started, if you have any questions, feel free to ask around the forums.

    Make yourself at home here and welcome to our roost! :)
     
  6. Chicken 859

    Chicken 859 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the welcomes guys!
     
  7. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you could join us!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    :welcome:bun
     
  9. Chicken 859

    Chicken 859 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will post a picture of the run I'm building later, it'll be good to hear what people think.
     
  10. Chicken 859

    Chicken 859 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is our run so far. Still a work in progress. It measures 2m wide by 6m long. Plan is that will be plenty big enough for half a dozen chooks!
     

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