Chicken newbie!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AlexiaMB, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. AlexiaMB

    AlexiaMB In the Brooder

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    Hello fellow chicken lovers!
    My name is Alexia. I live in the PNW, and I am brand new to owning chickens. We just got our chicks 2.5 weeks ago. I spent all my childhood telling friends that I wasn't a farm girl, and here I am now embracing the idea!
    My husband has been wanting chickens for fresh eggs for a few years now, and I finally decided to give in and go for it. We got a Golden Sex-Linked, a Golden Wyandotte, and an Americauna. They are, indeed, adorable. So far, they live in a giant cardboard box in our garage. I found Backyardchickens.com in my internet research into building our own chicken coop.
    Besides chicken-raising, my family of 4 (we also have 2 young kids) enjoys photography, baking, cooking, wine, beer, hiking, bicycling, traveling, Lego-building, baby dolls, and dancing. We also have one elderly indoor kitty cat.
    Looking forward to learning more from you all. Wish me luck building the perfect coop!
    Alexia
     
  2. FeatherMtnFarms

    FeatherMtnFarms Songster

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    :welcome@AlexiaMB! We're so glad you have joined us here on BYC! Good luck with your coop and feel free to post any questions you have! The BYC members are always eager to help!
     
  3. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Congratulations on getting your chicks!! And a very warm :welcome
     
  4. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Build the coop bigger than you think you will need...We usually wind up with more chickens than we expect
     
  5. FeatherMtnFarms

    FeatherMtnFarms Songster

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    *bows dramatically* welcome to chicken math!
     
  6. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

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    Welcome Alexia,

    Good luck building that perfect coop, in almost 5 years w/ our coop it seems like we have it constantly under renovation to improve yearly. Get your husband some fresh eggs daily :thumbsup
     
  7. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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  8. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens, Alexia! :frowGlad you joined the restless flock! BYC is an active site and the members here are ready to share useful information with you! There are fun threads, breed threads and more! There are a lot of different forums to choose from which makes BYC an exciting and amazing place! Hope you enjoy it here as much as we do! Again, WELCOME!:wee
     
  9. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy Alexia:welcome:frow Happy:yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  10. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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