Glad to jump on the BYC bandwagon!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by clemens204, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. clemens204

    clemens204 In the Brooder

    Mar 12, 2018
    Pacifica, CA
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Yes and no, it has been a long time. I got 2 chicks on Feb 4th.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Both are Golden sex linked.

    (4) How did you find out about
    Google search

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I am an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist at a high school district, married with 2 grown daughters (not living at my house, yay!), 2 dogs and a fish aquarium. My dogs are wonderful with people but have dog aggression issues. I feel one of my dogs is the biggest threat to my hens rather than all the possum, raccoons, coyotes, hawks and other predators in the area.

    It took me 2 years to sufficiently create a fortress that I considered safe and comfortable enough to raise happy laying hens.
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    Welcome to aka BYC! :frow
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock.
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:

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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
  4. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
  5. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Free Ranging

    Jan 29, 2018
    SW Montana
    Hello and welcome to BYC!! :)
  6. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop

    Dogs will keep other predators away!

    Enjoy your time here
  7. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

    Apr 28, 2010
    NW Washington State
    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you here!
  8. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens glad you joined us
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under clemens… :frow Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out. These two may be of particular interest to you:
    Topic of the Week - Keeping the Flock Safe from Predators
    Topic of the Week - Dogs and chickens

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
    Joeschooks, Plip, 007Sean and 2 others like this.
  10. clemens204

    clemens204 In the Brooder

    Mar 12, 2018
    Pacifica, CA
    Thank you for your good advice. I will make the updates to my profile and add more picz of my critters.

    Joeschooks, Plip, 007Sean and 3 others like this.

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