Hello from Ontario, Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by neecy22, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. neecy22

    neecy22 Just Hatched

    Jun 21, 2016
    Hello all, after a few years of contemplating we decided to take the plunge and built a coop in our backyard. While we were excited about the idea of farm fresh eggs I never realized how much I would enjoy the chickens themselves. They have amazing unique personalities!

    We have 4 41/2 week old Easter eggers and one 4 1/2 week old jersey giant that we have had since they were a week old.

    Anxiously waiting to see what sex they will turn out to be but from the endless reading I have done on this site I am fearful that at least 3 of the 5 are Roos and one of the two remaining has a scissor beak that is quite bad.

    Thank you for all the amazing posts and information all of you make available on this site. Looking forward to this journey!
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC - sending good pullet 'juju' your way.
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
  4. Jucodeo

    Jucodeo The Sky is Falling!

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    Hey @neecy22 ! I am so happy you joined our roost at BYC! I am sure you are excited for your chickens to start laying in a couple months! I would like to welcome you with open arms! Yes this site is very helpful for all chicken related things! Since you are new to chickens I will leave you the link to the most prominent learning area on this site our Learning Center a place with updated articles for old and new chicken raisers! https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center For your raising baby chicks needs follow this link for that forum that has a bunch of threads and it is always available for you to make new ones. https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks I hope you enjoy BYC and make sure to post pictures of your flock and give us updates on how you are doing here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/40/family-life-stories-pictures-updates I hope you and your new chicks do great and enjoy the Summer!
    Justin [​IMG]
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to BYC. I think you would also enjoy "Canadians, check-in-here." thread
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
  8. 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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