Hello, I'm mandajain!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mandajain, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. mandajain

    mandajain In the Brooder

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    Hello everyone! I am new here and I am looking forward to interacting with other members and learning info about chickens!

    1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I am brand new to chickens. I just purchased four chicks yesterday. :)

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

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    1 - Orpington
    1 - Barred Rock
    2 - Black Austrolorp

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    I was searching for how to sex chicks and came across several forums from this website.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Cake decorating
    Crafting - vinyl, wreaths, etc.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I have an adult daughter that has a family of her own so it is just my husband and me. We have a cockapoo that is very interested in these new chicks! I am a teacher. This is the second year that 4-H has brought in eggs and an incubator for my class to observe the hatching process. I fell in love with chickens and I am finally living in a neighborhood that allows us to have 4 hens. I purchased two pullets and the other two were straight run. I read several things about how to tell the sex of a chick, but I am not so sure that I did a good job of picking out hens. We will see!
     
  2. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    :welcome
    If you ever need help sexing, I would love to volunteer!!
     
  3. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
  4. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi & :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Congratulations on getting started with your new chicks :clap I’m sure you will enjoy them very much, lots of fun & very rewarding too.

    Enjoy your time here on BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  6. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    :welcome You’ve come to the right place! We’re all chicken mad here and there’s loads of friendly, knowledgeable members who will be pleased to help when needed or simply just chat about all things chicken ​
     
  7. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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    Fantastic Introduction..
    Welcome to the Wonderful World of BYC!
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Hope you will enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do. :yesss:
     
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  9. mandajain

    mandajain In the Brooder

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    Here is one of the chicks in question.
     

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  10. mandajain

    mandajain In the Brooder

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    It’s an Orpington.
     

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