Chickens rock!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Salimrenee, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. Salimrenee

    Salimrenee In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2018
    Northeast North Carolina
    Hello from NC. My name is Salim. I’m not totally new to chickens but I’m still figuring things out. I’ve had them twice but have had to restart again due to various issues. Both previous flocks I had were already layers and I think that was where my problems came from. The girls were already so accustomed to free ranging a farm and weren’t happy with the limited space of my yard. This season, I’ve started from scratch. I LOVE LOVE LOVE having a basket of rainbow eggs. My new flock will have a black copper maran, an easter egger, an olive egger, a sapphire gem, and a calico princess. I’m hoping that hand raising them myself will lead to friendlier more docile girls.

    My mother got me into chickens. She hasn’t 2 dozen Rhode Island reds that I just fell in love with.

    I have 4 children, 2 dogs, and 2 cats.

    Glad to be here!
  2. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

    Aug 20, 2015
    Smith County, TN
    Hi Salim and welcome to BYC:frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya
  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  4. Rocky Rhodes

    Rocky Rhodes Songster

    Oct 5, 2013
    North Georgia Mountains
    Welcome to the flock.:frowGlad to have ya! I love a variety basket also. Easter is easy-peezy, just boil eggs and... DONE. No dyeing necessary.:ya
  5. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Salim, it's nice to have you here! You'll have a beautiful egg basket with the breeds you've selected.

    Thanks for joining us!
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Wrangler

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  7. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi Salim and welcome to the flock! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. We’re all crazy about chickens of course, so you’ll fit right in :thumbsup
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens Salim, it's very nice to meet you. When you raise birds from little chicks, they get socialized a lot more than when you buy an older bird. Also when they grow up with your rules - coop and run, etc. they will not expect to be free ranged.
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  9. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    Enjoy your chickens! :D
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Salim :frow Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. 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.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock and/or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    You may be interested in this link:
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