Finally Joining!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gigl203, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. Gigl203

    Gigl203 Just Hatched

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    Hello! I'm a novice from Illinois. We have our first flock of Rhode Island Reds (10), Orphingtons(9), Pekins(18) & Guineas(5). I love my chickens to no end, and I'm slowly learning to love the ducks. They are way more flighty than I knew, but the hubs loves them. My guineas have been here for a whole week, my father-in-law has had them for years & decided to buy some for me at the local 4-H fair. I fell in love with those archaic looking birds the first time I saw them 5 years ago. I've been using this site for help since before we got our chicks in early February. I've gotten tons of great info and I'm more grateful everyday that I stumbled across such a great forum.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, we're glad you found us. BYC has threads for ducks, geese, guineas, etc in the "Other Backyard Poultry" forum. The Learning Center contains a wealth of information as well.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. You have some good, hardy, dependable breeds in your flock. I love the calm, gentle temperament of the Buff Orpingtons, and for that reason, keep some in my flock. I don't know much about Guineas or Ducks (although I've have a few ducks), but I have to admit that ducklings are the ultimate in cute. If you have any questions about either of these birds, our members in our Guinea and Duck sections at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/45/guinea-fowl and https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks should be able to answer your questions. Good luck with your flock.
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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