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Frequent visitor to site, but new as BYC member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NellieChick, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. NellieChick

    NellieChick In the Brooder

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    I've been raising chickens for the last almost 2 years since my son's preschool class hatched chickens and needed someone to take them once they had been observed for a week after hatching. Luckily, at the same time my neighbor was moving and getting rid of his old coop since he was building a new one at his new home. My best friend has been raising chickens for years and constantly on me to do the same!! Since the first 2 chicks, we have expanded to double the coop size and up to 12 chickens at one time. We lost our rooster last fall and recently have had something spread through our coop and l lost 3 hens. I'm now down to 8. My older 4 are 1.5 years old and my newer 4 are 7 months old. I have a mixed flock of my older group which are Maran, Silver Wyandotte, Dominique, and Buff Orpington (my fav). My younger group are 2 Brahmas and 2 Speckled Sussex. I have always went to BYC for help and answers and just now becoming a member looking for help to treat my ailing flock.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck in maintaining your flock.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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  4. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Crossing the Road

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    Hello,:frow and a warm welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us.
     
  5. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal Flock! :wee
     
  6. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Good luck getting and keeping your flock healthy.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    So glad you joined the flock :ya:ya:ya:ya
     
  8. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your time here.

    This is a useful link to take a look at - “How to...” guides. You may wish to consider including your location under your avatar (using the guide in the link above). You can use this link to contact members in your area - U.S. States

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  9. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome Nice to have you here! Hope your chickens recover quickly!
     
  10. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Wrangler

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
     

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