Hello all :-)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ashedw, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. ashedw

    ashedw New Egg

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    I am new to chicken raising. I got at 6 weeks old. I have 2 Barred Rocks and 2 Buff Orpingtons. So far everything is going great all though I think they may be a bit scared of me :-/ I am working on it. I'm happy to be part of this group. The girls are my first step toward being a more self sufficient human leading a better more sustainable lifestyle! I look forward to getting to know everyone. <3
     
  2. GallosConMadre

    GallosConMadre Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to the BYC! Im new as well so nice to meet ya!
     
  3. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Raising Chickens is a blast! Welcome to BYC :)
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and [​IMG] - glad that you have joined us. If you just hang out with your chicks (maybe read or listen to music) and offer the occasional treat they should be increasingly calm in your presence.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread will put you in contact with other BYC members in your area, which can be very helpful.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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