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Hello from TX!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lacy111693, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. lacy111693

    lacy111693 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 24, 2016
    Hi everyone! New member here from Waco, TX. I just got 3 wellies today so I'm a total newbie!
  2. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    What an adorable baby in your avatar! Usually we see the poultry-type babies, lol.

    It's nice having you here. Have you had poultry before? If you have any questions, feel free to ask. There's a ton of information here and a lot of friendly, helpful members.

    Thanks for joining us!
  3. lacy111693

    lacy111693 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 24, 2016
    Thank you! I had four chickens a few months ago but they free ranged on my property during the day and my neighbor's dog got them [​IMG] so lesson learned and know we have a proper set up and got 3 wellies today!
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC!
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. My wife and I were both raised in the great state of Texas (blue Ridge for her, Greenville for me). If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Sorry for your loss. I'm sure the neighbor didn't learn a thing. Be aware his dog will be back and trying to get your new birds. Welcome to Backyard chickens.
  7. lacy111693

    lacy111693 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 24, 2016

    They most definitely did not. We told them about it and their dogs chase our horses which is infuriating. We asked them to put them up and they told us that we must be new to country living because dogs always run around out here and that's just how it is. They said if it happened again we could "do what we have to do" basically saying to shoot them [​IMG] I built a backyard for my dogs because I was TERRIFIED they would wonder off and get shot. But apparently being a responsible pet owner is too difficult for some. Ughhhh.
  8. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome - sounds like a rocky start to keeping chickens but I'm sure you'll get there in the end!

    All the best

  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.

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