Excited to join BYC

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

  1. Owl Lady

    Owl Lady New Egg

    Apr 6, 2016
    Claiborne County, TN
    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. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    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


    Wishing you the best of luck!

  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Maybe a moderator could move this thread to the New member introductions forum? Thanks
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    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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