Hello, I'm a first timer! Here's my intro!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CharlisInCharge, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. CharlisInCharge

    CharlisInCharge Hatching

    Jun 17, 2016
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    Today I picked up my first chicks! There are 5 of them and I'm so excited to finally be realizing my dreams of raising chickens!

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    I'm starting with 5 chicks. We're finishing up building the coop and if all goes well we'll be getting up to 3 more in the coming years.

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    I have 1 Black Sex Link, 2 Golden Laced Wyandottes and 2 Americaunas (though I am pretty positive they're actually just Easter Eggers and not true Americaunas)

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

    I've done a lot of research about raising chickens in an urban homestead environment and have found myself at the BYC site numerous times throughout my research!

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    I am a mother to a 6 month old (first time mom) so right now my only other hobby is to keep him out of trouble and keep things out of his mouth!

  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! You've picked some really lovely breeds. Many "Ameraucanas" are indeed EE's, but still lovely hens and those wonderful eggs! Enjoy your new venture!
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit 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 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.

    All the best
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    [​IMG] Chicks and a Baby! You are one busy Mom!

  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock - glad you joined us.
  6. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

    Mar 1, 2015
    Hi, and :welcome congrats on your little flock! Lovely breeds you have :)
  7. [​IMG][​IMG] Welcome from Washington State and Western Europe, there is nothing happier then loving chickens! we hope you find all the information and guidance you need to help and raise your beautiful chickens, we all welcome you to this warm site. We are all willing to help and answer any questions you may have along the way! best of luck! ..Marc Autumn Farm Orpingtons

  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  9. Jucodeo

    Jucodeo The Sky is Falling!

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    I am so happy you joined us here at BYC and I would like to formally welcome you to our roost all the best of luck!
    Justin [​IMG]

  10. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

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