Hello From Minnesota!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LaylasLayers, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. LaylasLayers

    LaylasLayers New Egg

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    Hello! I'm happy to say I'm no longer a "lurker" . I decided today I should just join BYC's. I started raising chickens this spring. So far I have 8 Cornish Cross they are approaching 5 weeks soon. I also have 2 Production Reds that are almost 4 weeks old. Last week, I added 1 Buff Orpington, 1 Silver Laced Wyandotte, and a Black Australorp. I was worried the two older ones would pick on my newbies. but everything went very well. I really want to get a Gold Laced Wyandotte, but not sure if I will be pressing my luck adding two more newbies to the group. So far though I've been having a lot of fun with the project. My husband has been especially helpful, building me a really nice coop. I really appreciate all of his efforts, and what he has done for me, since this wasn't really his idea.....My user name is from my dog Layla, she likes to help me out quite a bit, sticking her nose in with the chickens taking roll call. The Cornish Cross like to come out and talk to her in the chicken run.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad that you stopped 'lurking' and joined our community.
     
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Welcome to our community - your hubby has indeed being a bit of a star for building such a great coop!

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even if you have lots of experience)
    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
    CT
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. LaylasLayers

    LaylasLayers New Egg

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    Thank you! That is great information!
     
  6. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
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    (Relatively new here myself)

    This sit has some really great info and people.

    Glad you joined

    Micah
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  8. Susan G

    Susan G Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi...Im in MN also and new to BYC.
     
  9. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hello and [​IMG] It sounds like you have a lovely assortment of chickens, and they are so cute!! I'm glad the introduction went well. And your husband built an awesome coop! Looks like there's lots of nice ventilation. Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     

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