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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by coffeebean11, Oct 16, 2018.

  1. coffeebean11

    coffeebean11 Hatching

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I grew up on a Dairy farm but now live in a suburb with about 4 acres. Growing up we had egg laying chickens and fryers/heavies/freezer (I think that's what they were called!)

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? None

    (3) What breeds do you have? None

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Pinterest researching

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Gardening (vegetables, perennials, trees/shrubs), kids activities, knitting and paper crafting/DIY.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I have 3 cats and a dog and I am a teacher.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? :D . A friend with chickens recommended it!
     
  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! :)
    You need to get yourself some chickens!
     
  3. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! I'm a coffee drinker, so of course I like the nic here that you chose! Good luck with finding the breed or breed's of chicken's that you want!
     
  4. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Coffee bean! We are glad you joined the flock!:welcome BYC is a helpful site providing all the information you need to know about poultry! There is always space for more members on the BYC roost!:highfive: What chicken breeds would you be planning on raising? All chickens serve some kind of purpose if its eggs, meat, dual purpose, show or exhibition. Hope you enjoy it here as much as we all do!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  6. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Crossing the Road

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    So when are you gettin chickens? You have plenty of room with 4 acres! Do you want to get both kinds again-layers for eggs and "broilers" for meat? Seems like they're better off being raised separately though since their needs are so different... or you could go with dual purpose breeds. The dual purpose come in so many pretty varieties and they're usually friendlier too.
    Visit the Learning Center to help get you started... good luck!!
     
  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to our community.

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3 (there's a guide on how to include your location under your avatar - including your location is very helpful). You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  8. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    You'll find quite a few members with the same hobbies as yourself so make yourself at home and enjoy all BYC has to offer!
     
  9. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  10. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Hello and welcome to our FUN-omenal Flock! :celebrate I hope you enjoy BYC as much as we do!
     

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