Hello from Alaska!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AKChickenGal, May 18, 2016.

  1. AKChickenGal

    AKChickenGal Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 10, 2016
    Southeast Alaska
    I am new to BYC, but not so new to raising chickens. My husband and I are in the rainy but beautiful part of Alaska, and we are on our second flock. Our first was all naked necks, and they were the friendliest birds! All six ladies were excellent layers, even in the winter. We gave them away when we moved to a new town, which was heartbreaking. We are raising 19 chicks at our new home. They are now 8 weeks old. Our flock consists of 1 naked neck, 1 blue andalusian, 1 rose-combed brown leghorn, 1 speckled sussex, 1 light brahma, 1 black minorca, 3 buff minorcas, 3 silver-spangled hambergs, 3 partridge rocks, 2 golden campines, and 2 silver-laced wyandottes. I look forward to learning more about all these different breeds and all the other information I can find on this site!
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2015
    Deer park, Washington
    Welcome to byc. . Good luck with your chicks
  3. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    OMG you have to meet @Alaskan hes been raising chickens for some time up there.

  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and [​IMG] - glad to that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - even with your experience, there might be something new to learn or try
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread.

    All the best
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Do join your state thread and meet other chickens in Alaska.
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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