First time chicken owner- new to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by amalli, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. amalli

    amalli New Egg

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    Hello!

    After nearly every internet search I made on chicken breeds and coops brought me here I decided I better join! I'm new to chickens but have always been an animal lover. After finding tons of good ideas here on BYC and with the help of some amazing friends I now have the coop I've been dreaming of! Interior is not quite finished so my girls have a few more nights before they can move in. I have 6 chickens and I'm reaaaalllyyyy hoping they are all hens- but I'm not convinced. I couldn't pick just one breed so I have 2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Barred Plymouth Rocks and 2 Easter Eggers. So far they are a ton of fun- the kids love them too! We live in Louisiana and are enjoying figuring out the chicken business in this wonderful (muggy and HOT) La weather. We have horses, fish and a dog as well. Thanks to all who have shared insight and experience and also those who have asked the same questions I asked which helped me to find this site and many answers!
     
  2. ashleyr

    ashleyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, so glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    So glad you joined us
     
  5. amalli

    amalli New Egg

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    Thanks!
     
  6. EmeraldRuby

    EmeraldRuby Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. You have a nice mixed flock. I have some Buff Orpingtons and Easter Eggers in my flock. The Orpingtons are very calm and gentle, and the EEs are my granddaughter's favorite. She loves the colored eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock!
     
  9. mmmeyer

    mmmeyer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WELCOME TO BYC[​IMG]
     
  10. 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!
     

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