Hello, I’m new!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nataly214, Nov 16, 2019.

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  1. nataly214

    nataly214 Chirping

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    I first got chickens 5 years ago as a teenager. After loosing 3 flocks due to predators (or simply my dogs) I currently have around 35 chickens. The majority of my flock are silkies (bearded and not bearded) then I have a few polish, Easter eggers, light Sussex, Orpington, Brahma, Wyandotte, and an ISA brown counterfeit (lays jumbo green eggs, who knew?).
    I enjoy observing and feeding my chickens as well as breeding them.
    I own two large dogs (a mutt and a Caucasian shepherd) both initially hunted my hens but now protect them instead.
    I initially found BYC by googling different chicken related questions and stumbling upon BYC useful forums written by experienced chicken owners.
    I finally decided to join the community to share some of my experience I have gained over the past five years of owning chickens :D
     
  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
  3. HomesteaderWife

    HomesteaderWife Crowing

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    @nataly214 - Welcome to BYC! You'll love it here- I'm so glad you found the site via searches online. You'll find alot of helpful info for any questions you have, and folks are very quick to respond and give as much info as possible. Also check out the sister sites The Easy Garden, Backyard Herds, and Sufficient Self sometime!

    :welcome
     
  4. BullChick

    BullChick Enslaved by a Duckling

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Raven steals Christmas

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    We are super egg-cited you decided to join us! Pull up a roost bar, we saved a spot for you. :)
     
  6. trumpeting_angel

    trumpeting_angel Free Ranging

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    Hallo! So happy to have you here!

    Wow, that’s a lot of chickens. Good for you.

    Glad you decided to join the flock!

    :wee :welcome
     
  7. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    Hi! :frow Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Hello, and welcome to activity at BYC.
     
  9. DiYMama540

    DiYMama540 Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! Would love to see some pics of your flock! Thanks for joining us!
    :frow:welcome:frow
     
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  10. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     
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