Chicken Newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CarmelChickenLady, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. CarmelChickenLady

    CarmelChickenLady In the Brooder

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    Hey all!

    My family and I have been wanting to get chickens for a while and unsure how to get started, we decided to go with Rent the Chicken, which we are finding out may have been a bad choice.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    We had our chickens delivered in late April and was told that they would begin to lay within two weeks.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    We have 4 awesome chickens!

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    We have a New Hampshire Red, Silver Spangled Hamburg, Silver Laced Wyandotte and a Barred Rock.

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    We love interacting with them but I think we would REALLY love the eggs if they would just start laying.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Gardening

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    My husband and I have two daughters with another on the way. We have three dogs, a cat and a turtle as well.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? :D
    Every time we went to search for chicken answers this site showed up!
     
  2. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    Hello there,:frow and a warm welcome to BYC! It's great to have you here with us and I hope you'll enjoy this site as much as we do!
     
  3. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    You can post some pictures of your rentals and we'll let you know what we think about how close to POL they are.
     
  4. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your girl's, and I hope they will lay egg's for you soon.
     
  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Happy :ya to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome Nice to have you here :thumbsup
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to the pulse beat of the chicken community -BACKYARD CHICKENS :celebrate
     
  8. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  9. Sequel

    Sequel Crowing

    :frow Hi there! So happy you joined us! :celebrate
     
  10. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     

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