Hello from Texas!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MoreChickensPlz, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. MoreChickensPlz

    MoreChickensPlz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2016
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Yes I'm new to chickens. When I started dating my boyfriend he had bantams so I guess about a year ago?

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    Sadly we have 3 right now we've had some bad luck with hawks and such.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Bantam: Cochin, Japanese, and an Old English.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Hmm... I'm sure it was from googling chicken things. Ive been a lurker for a while now.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Fish keeping, playing games (3ds/pc games)...

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    1 cat Ariadne, 2 dogs Bentley (lab), Brutus (chihuahua), 10 fish Kipling, Anastasia, Silas (bettas), Masala (dwarf gourami), Vivian, Richard, Oliver, Fiona (platys), Henry, Oswald (ottos).
    My baby chickens Millie (cochin), Hiro (jap) Franny (olg eng).
    I have to name my pets and yes even my fish! It helps form a connection with my babies.
    I just recently got 15 call ducks and we are going to pick up 2 Midget White turkeys from ChickInn Ranch.
    We are also going to be ordering 25 more bantams soon! We love our small breeds :)
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    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 - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Please watch out for Brutus. Chihuahuas have massacred a lot of birds for their owners. Other toy breeds, as well.
  6. MoreChickensPlz

    MoreChickensPlz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2016
    I do watch the dogs around the babies but Brutus is scared of flies I'm not too worried about him. But my boyfriends moms chihuahua killed one of my favorite bantams :(. I'm too paranoid and worried all the time to let anything happen to them. Thanks for the heads up though.
  7. unionhillchix

    unionhillchix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2014
    canon ga
    [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock. Good luck with your babies!

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