Greetings!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Natanya, Aug 6, 2017.

  1. Natanya

    Natanya Chirping

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    My name is Natanya, as you may have surmised, and I just got 6 Silkie chicks shipped in from Cackle Hatchery. Alongside my roommates's 5 golden laced Sebrights I currently live with 11 baby chickens.

    The artist Nambroth's work lead me to her BYC thread documenting the epic of the chicken known as Derperella, which I now consider to be a must-read thread.
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    https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/derperella-the-weird-faverolles-friends.563302/

    I am an artist. I wish to create a career using my artistic ability, but unfortunately my skill and ambition outmatch my confidence. My work can be found here: http://wyrmsroost.deviantart.com/gallery/ (though I haven't made much recently as I'm learning to cope with the stress of trying to get my feet under myself financially.)

    Here's a few choice pieces from the art I've made:
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    My favorite hobby is animal keeping. I have one cat, one goldfish, two corn snakes, two pigeons, one green tree frog, one quaker parrot, one budgie, and my most recent additions are 5 chickens.

    I'm easily frightened off of forums, so please be gentle.
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Enlightened Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to Backyardchickens.com aka BYC! :frow
    We are so glad you joined our flock.
    What breed of chickens did you start with?
    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:
     
  3. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Enabler Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC from Middle Tennessee :welcome I think your work is gorgeous:thumbsup
    We're a pretty gentle crowd around here... Above all things, don't be frightened off. Some folks may be very direct--but they mean no harm. :oops:
     
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  4. Natanya

    Natanya Chirping

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    I'll keep that in mind, thank you. :D
     
  5. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit Premium Member

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    Hi Natanya and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/category/learning-center.11/ 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.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224

    All the best

    Pork Pie
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Welcome Natanya - so you are a Derp fan also. Have you considered getting some Salmon Faverolles?
     

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