Hello,I am new to raising Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 1hotchick-a-dee, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. 1hotchick-a-dee

    1hotchick-a-dee Hatching

    Mar 25, 2018
    I live in N.E. Washington. I bought a home and two chickens came with the house. I know nothing other than they are brown and super sweet. I moved here in June of this year. Since then I have fell in LOVE with chickens. I also have 2 Roosters, a very young and an older one. I just added 6 new pulleys to my flock and so far they are all doing well together. My other hobbies are my horses, gardening, and just loving farm living. One of my biggest enjoyments since I moved here is sitting outside on my rocking furniture watching my chickens scratch and wander around...so relaxing. The main reason I joined this forum is to learn how to spot illness, treat it and talk to some of you experts on what to do when they are not feeling so well. Thank you for letting me join...looking forward to all I can learn from everyone.
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
  3. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA

    Well hey where are you in our great state Mossyrock here Welcome to Backyard Chickens
    our stet thread lives here
  4. Shevraeth

    Shevraeth Chirping

    Jun 12, 2017
    Olathe, KS
    Welcome :) Something you might consider in the meantime is putting together a chicken first aid kit of sorts, though you probably have some of these things on hand if you have horses.

    Happy to have you here!
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under 1hotchick-a-dee :frowWelcome and Congratulations! :clap

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out. There is a section on Emergencies/Diseases Etc and topics include First Aid Preparedness, Maintaining a Healthy Flock etc

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock and/or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You may also be interested in these links:
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens:frow
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  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  8. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello and welcome to BYC :frow
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