Greetings!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by droy1028, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. droy1028

    droy1028 Chirping

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    Hey guys here a the cliche standard introduction! If you have anymore questions feel free to ask here I'm my thread or shoot me a message!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    -I am new to chickens in a sense that we owned them as kids but they were family chickens. Now as the patriarch of my own family, it's my job to teach my wife and two daughters, whom have all never owned chickens, how to care for them and bring them up as other members of our family.

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

    4, we are hope to get another 2 in the set up we currently have. I may decide to wait for funds to build an even bigger expansion and get another 4.

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    We have 2 bantams (Peanut Butter and Little Mama), not sure exactly what kind. Our local TSC didn't offer much information on the bantams. Those belong to my youngest daughter and wife. My oldest daughter chose a large black sex-link (currently named Big Mama previously Moonlight, I'm sure it'll change again as her owner is 5 years old), and I have a Rhode Island Red named Alabama who, yes I'm guilty, is my favorite.

    (4) How did you find out aboutBackYardChickens.com?

    Browsing for coop ideas!

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Spending time with my girls! We play outside often. We have a moderately sized backyard on the border of the city and township limits in our little town. We play outside as much as we can, especially since the snow melted!

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


    As I said before, I am married to a wonderful woman. I have two of the most beautiful and loving daughters in the world. We also have a runty cat who is 8 years old. He cannot be bothered by the chickens, haha. We also have an American Pitbull Terrier, whois the friendliest and most loving pup in the universe. I rescued her from certain death while I was on duty as a Paramedic.
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  3. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  5. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you're here!
     
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  7. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Hello and :welcome There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
     
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  8. droy1028

    droy1028 Chirping

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    Thanks to everyone so far for the warm welcome!
     
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  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under droy…. :frow Welcome!

    Great intro, thank you for sharing! :clap

    If you post some pictures on the Breed or Gender Forum folks there will be able to help you with breed identification.

    I do 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.

    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 ;)
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Hi Droy, it's a pleasure to meet you.
     
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