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Excited to join BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Owl Lady, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. Owl Lady

    Owl Lady New Egg

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    I just joined BYC tonight. Raising chickens will be a first time experience for my husband and I.
    We have all our plans in motion to become the proud owners of a small flock of layers.
    The coop and run will be delivered soon, the female baby chicks will ship out to us on
    April 25 -

    4 Buff Orpington
    4 Black Australorp
    4 Barred Plymouth Rock
    4 Welsummer

    The brooder area is set up with all the necessities.
    We are looking forward with much excitement to this new endeavor.

    My husband is a disabled Vietnam veteran and after I retired from the accounting work force, we moved from Kentucky and bought 7 acres on top of this little mountain here in Claiborne County, TN . We lovingly call it Hall Mountain of course!

    I'm an avid bird watcher and I adore owls. I am a beginning dabbler in photography and I love to read. Cooking is another of my favorite things to do and I'm an old fashioned country cook, I make everything from scratch !

    My husband and I thoroughly enjoy fishing and camping. He is an avid golfer and loves football and basketball.

    We have five grown children and eight grandchildren ranging from the age of 9 to 26.
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and a warm welcome to BYC. Many thanks for your introduction, its very interesting. I'm sure that you are excited about your impending chicken-keeping adventure and its good to read that you have everything prepared.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    These links may help for the time being
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks

    Wishing you the best of luck!

    CT
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Maybe a moderator could move this thread to the New member introductions forum? Thanks
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. I would like to sincerely thank your husband for his time in service. I well remember that era - many of my friends also served in Viet Nam.

    You have picked some very good breeds , I am sure you will be well pleased with them.
     

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