Hello fellow chicken lovers

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gidget557, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. gidget557

    gidget557 New Egg

    Mar 14, 2016
    On my way to pick up (6) day old sex links. I very excited to start this adventure in my life & want to do the right thing. This site seems to really be a home run & you all seem extremely caring & helpful. So much info. Would like to also raise them as pets not just for eggs. We're vegetarians but thought that eggs was a great way to add protein to our diet. Looking forward to checking in.
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    The Learning center is the best place to start your chicken education. I also recommend "Raising Backyard chickens," forum. Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock.
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - i wish you all the best with your new chicken keeping adventure.

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


    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
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Learning Center and your state threads are great places to start. And CTKen is right (but don't tell him that, lol)...the members here are great and always willing to help each other out.

    My chickens are also pets and they are great ones at that. Each one has it's own personality and quirks. It's been very rewarding to watch them grow and develop...I hope you enjoy yours as much as I have mine.

    Thanks for joining us!

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