Hello from NE Indiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sapphire Jan, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. Sapphire Jan

    Sapphire Jan In the Brooder

    Mar 10, 2018
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    My husband grew up with a few chickens, but I didn't. We bought our first chicks almost two years ago. I've been learning a lot since then.
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    Three grown hens and 16 chicks.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Not sure. Of the three hens, two are some kind of reds and one is a black hen that lays green eggs.
    As for the chicks, we probably have black jersey giants, barred rocks, white leghorns, two buffs, two that are supposed to be sapphire gems and one of which we have no idea what breed she is!
    We ordered 16 of the chicks as a variety pack, and we are pretty inexperienced when it comes to identifying breeds, so that's why I'm not sure what we have.
    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    While searching for more info on Sapphire gems, I found a thread in the breed here.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    We also have four outdoor cats and two indoor dogs. My husband and I grew up in Indiana, but moved around whie he was serving in the USAF. We moved back home just a few years ago and love that our boys are around our families!
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  2. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    A very warm welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
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  3. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

    Jul 29, 2017
    :celebrate Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad you joined us at Backyard chickens :wee
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  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  6. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop
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    It is exciting to get new chicks!
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  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under Sapphire Jan :frow Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
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  8. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

    Apr 28, 2010
    NW Washington State
    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you here!
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