Excited to meet you! :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by callahanbullock, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. callahanbullock

    callahanbullock Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 10, 2016
    Kirkland, WA
    Hi everyone!

    I'm joining this community as I'm about to start raising my own chickens for eggs! I'm moving to a house which has an already built coop, so I'm putting it to use. I wanted to join because I'm compiling some information to refer to as I begin this adventure. Just know that while I have been doing research, I have no real-life experience yet and definitely have a lot to learn.

    A little about me: I'm 20 years old, born and raised in Western Washington. Not right in the Seattle area but very close. I go to college, studying to become a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. I currently have 2 indoor cats (they will NOT be around any future chickens!).

    I have a yard for the first time since I was a young child, and I'm really eager to begin this process. I'll need to build a designated fenced in area for my chickens, as my yard is not totally fenced and I'm not really interested in allowing the chickens to rip up my entire yard anyway. I will be working with my city's rules when it comes to keeping chickens so I'll only be having three egg layers.

    Anyway, I look forward to meeting some of you more experienced owners, hopefully some of you can grace me with some tips and advice. [​IMG]
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and [​IMG] - glad that you have joined us.

    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

    Joining your state thread will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.


    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
  3. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. :frow
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to BYC, hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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