Greetings

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Loyal Heights Poultry, May 21, 2019.

  1. Loyal Heights Poultry

    Loyal Heights Poultry In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    About 8 years ago.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    9

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    White Plymouth Barred Rock, Black Australorp, Rhode Island Red, Cochin, Buff Orpington, Light Brahma

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    Eggs are nice, but mostly we just love their personalities and having them as pets. I would rather have a chicken coop in my backyard than even the nicest garden.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Writing, reading, child-rearing, classic cocktails

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    We have two cats and a dog, a purebred Collie. We're brooding our new chicks in the middle of our living room to socialize them and everyone is having a great time. We have 2 kids, aged 17 and 11 as of 2019. Our youngest is high-functioning autistic, which is both fun and challenging (she says what's on her mind without a filter and has the best sarcasm and makes the best jokes--when she bothers to talk). Our oldest has blessed us with helpful and respectful teenage years complete with good grades. My husband and I are both programmers; I'm working on my own startup right now.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community?
    I've used BYC several times for reference on other problems and questions we've had, but this time we need really specific advice relating to our flock and are really hoping that the community can help us because the divided flock is breaking my heart.
     
  2. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Crossing the Road

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    Hello,:frow and a warm welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us and I hope you'll enjoy this site as much as we all do!
     
  3. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens hope your able to have all questions answered here
     
  4. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Have fun raising those chicks!
     
  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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    sourland, 007Sean, penny1960 and 7 others like this.
  6. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your time here.

    This is a useful link of “How to” BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3. I’d suggest including your location using the guide in the preceding link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  7. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
  8. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Wrangler

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya
     
  9. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Hello Loyal Heights Poultry.
    Welcome to BYC.
    Chickens make excellent gardeners, they just have different priorities.:p
     
  10. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     

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