Happy New Year, Chicken People!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by VHoff, Jan 16, 2018.

  1. VHoff

    VHoff Chirping

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    I'm new to chicken keeping and currently have six chickens: two roosters and four hens. They are a Dominique and Marans mix given to me as chicks by my "Chicken Mentor" and are less than a year old. I'm planning on expanding the flock in the spring, most likely with pure Marans, but am keeping an open mind on the subject.
    So far, this has been a great experience and I find great joy in spending time in the coop and getting accustomed to their conversations. The hens have started "coming on-line" and producing eggs, which has made keeping chickens all the more rewarding.
    I'm happy to say that I haven't experienced any serious problems yet but know there will be issues on the horizon, and for this reason I find it reassuring to have a community such as this to turn to for answers and support.
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  2. Welshies

    Welshies Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! We are so glad you've joined. Beautiful flock!
     
  3. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Welcome to backyard Chickens!
    Your flock looks great. Enjoy the chicken talk here!
     
  4. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    Gorgeous flock you have! :love I can see how much you love them from here! :)

    Make yourself at home here and ask any questions you may have. Welcome to our group! :)
     
  6. VHoff

    VHoff Chirping

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    Thank you! I'm looking forward to this!
     
  7. VHoff

    VHoff Chirping

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    Thank you!
     
  8. MrsMistyReal

    MrsMistyReal Enabler

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    Welcome aboard to BYC family gr8 people tons of information, loads of fun, enjoy shake your tail feathers adorable feathered family members :bun:welcome:goodpost::thumbsup:highfive:
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  10. N F C

    N F C Marbles...I found mine!

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    :welcome

    Beautiful birds and great photography! Thanks for sharing with us, it's nice to have you here!
     

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