Greetings from NC near Charlotte

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by el aguila, Jan 28, 2017.

  1. el aguila

    el aguila Out Of The Brooder

    Hey everyone,

    I've been looking on here for awhile and just joined.

    Wanting a good mix of chickens that are docile for small children.

    I have a coop that is partially done - framed up with roof on.

    I had planned to have it finished sometime ago, but had hip replacement surgery a couple of months ago and had complications- my femoral nerve got stretched and I don't have any movement from my quadriceps. Things are beginning to come back and I'm hoping to get started up again next week.

    I've been working on an egg hatcher and hoping to have it operational in a couple of weeks (waiting on motor for egg turner).
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. Best of luck in finishing the coop.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

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

    All the best
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Some good breeds for children , silkies, buff orpingtons and cochins (also come in bantam(small) size
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under el aguila [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry to hear about your surgery complications but good news that it sounds like you are on the mend and soon to be back to completing the coop and starting your chicken parenting.

    Good luck with it all!

    I have a couple of Pekins [bantam Cochins] and I do have to say that they have the sweetest chickenalities and I would recommend them to anyone looking for a friendly breed. However, they are not prolific egg layers and tend to spend most of summer broody [​IMG]

    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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! [​IMG]
  7. el aguila

    el aguila Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for the input everyone!
  8. BigBirdRick

    BigBirdRick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2017
    Fort Mill, S.C.
    Greetings from just south of you in Fort Mill. I am a newbie here as well. We did not hatch our girls, but the Easter Bunny brought them last year.

    You have sometime before the coop needs to be operational.

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