Hello New Chicken Friends....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickenMama1229, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. ChickenMama1229

    ChickenMama1229 Hatching

    Apr 16, 2017
    Convoy, OH
    New on here and new to free range chickens. My grandparents had them when I was very young but I don't remember much. We have 8 chickens--4 ISA Browns (Henrietta, Iris, Stella and Babe), 2 Astralorps (Martha and Mechone) and 2 Barred Rock (Wendy and Wanda). Right now they are hanging out in the garage in a trailer, though they are starting to explore big time!! We want to wait one more week before taking them to their coop and introducing them to their yard. I look forward to learning all I can about chickens. We started this primarily for the eggs, but they are already members of the family. [​IMG]

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, ChickenMama, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in community! Happy you are enjoying your chickens! Here are a few links you may enjoy. The Learning Center is loaded with informative articles on all things chicken: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    And here's specific article you may want to read regarding free ranging:
    And finally here's a link where you can find the OH thread if you'd like to chat with some poultry locals: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Redsoxs has given you excellent links, so I will just say Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member 5 Years

    G’Day from down under ChickenMama1229 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some good starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    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.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, 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 [​IMG]

  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great links already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
  6. ChickenMama1229

    ChickenMama1229 Hatching

    Apr 16, 2017
    Convoy, OH
    Thank you so much!!

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