Hello, I am first timer!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jules6hens, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. Jules6hens

    Jules6hens Out Of The Brooder

    I will be a hen mum in next week or so. Almost fully set up the nursery...oops I mean coop and run and feed and everything! I am getting 6 rescue hens from a lovely lady in Brisbane (Australia) as I want to give some of these little beauties a good life. I don't eat meats or commercial eggs so this is one way, if my hens gift me with eggs....eggcellent! We will be naming the hens after me and husbands mother, Aunty and sister.....so soon I'll be introducing to you Margaret, Sheila, Kerrie, Vera, Tori and Tulic. My first query was about dog poo and found great answers....look forward to visiting with you all again. Jules
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Then you're an Aussie? G'day and welcome to Backyard Chickens. So glad you joined the flock. You are really kind to take in so many ex-battery hens. I'm sure they will flourish under your loving care.

    BYC has a most excellent thread "Australia, six states and one funny little Island. Hope you will post photos.
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome
    Glad you could join the fock! How lovely of you rehome some rescue hens and offer them a better life. Great names for your hens there!! This a lovely section of learning centre with some great articles for just getting started here is the link https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens

    Wishing you the very best of luck and hope you enjoy BYC :frow
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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    G'day, and welcome to BYC, Jules. Glad you decided to our flock. It's great that you are able to rescue some hens, and you've picked out some really cute names for them. I'll look forward to seeing your pics. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
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  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you decided to join us. Good luck with your new flock..
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] We're glad you joined us!

    Good luck with your chickens!
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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    Have fun with your new flock!
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  8. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
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  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
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