hello, new member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by junkman56, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. junkman56

    junkman56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    hello everyone I am new to the BYC site, I been looking at a lot of different thing on the site. so I figured I should join. I just finished building my chicken coop, and now I'm ready for chickens, I would post a picture of my coop and run, but I don't know how to post yet. I live in northwestern Pa. I been thinking of RIR's for my breed. I am new to chickens, any suggestions would be appreciated.
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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

    All the best
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Welcome to Backyard chickens junkman56!! I hope you enjoy it and the camaraderie here and everybody that goes nuts over chickens (me being one of them....) Have fun! And ask questions! My personal favorite breed so far in this chicken adventure has been the Silver Laced Wyandottes! They are beautiful birds and so far they have been pretty good layers!
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens.
  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Personally I would not recommend the fowls commonly sold as "RIRs." They are in reality nothing like true RIRs and they are generally bad tempered, picky, cannibalistic little things. A much better choice would be a New Hampshire or a Red Sex Links, which are equal or better layers and lack the nasty temperaments of Production Reds.
  9. junkman56

    junkman56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    thank you for the welcome and the info

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