Hello Y'all.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 0819BrandNewFlock, May 25, 2019.

  1. 0819BrandNewFlock

    0819BrandNewFlock In the Brooder

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    Hi I'm 0819BrandNewFlock and I'm new to owning chickens.
    I got my first 4 chicks On February 25th 2019 and my next 4 on February 27th 2019 at my local TSC.
    I lost 2 of my beloved chicks (a Silkie and a Crested Bantam) to birth defects at about week 7.
    So I currently have 6 chickens and 2 ducks.
    I'm loving pretty much everything about raising my chickens.
    Most of my other hobbies also include animals but I'm also a book lover and I love baking from scratch. (Give my a farm, a huge kitchen, and a private library and I'd be happy for life.) My family also has dogs, cats, 2 Bearded Dragons, a pig, and a ferret.

    I found backyard chickens while researching facts and information to convince my parents that owing chickens (and other fowl) is a wonderful idea.
     
  2. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your flock!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome, you could tell your parents that chickens are a very good idea. BYC has over 300,000 members around the globe. They can't all be wrong.
     
  4. 0819BrandNewFlock

    0819BrandNewFlock In the Brooder

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    I badgered them for weeks with information regarding chickens and how great they are and citied this website so many times.
    Then on my birthday I was surprised with 4 2 day old chicks ... then I used my birthday money and bought myself 4 more chicks that hatched on my birthday.

    To be honest I've wanted farm animals since I was a little girl but until now we've never lived in a place where it was possible.
     
  5. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Happy :ya to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new hobby.

    Here are some links to key resources:

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  8. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Do you have any pictures of your flock?
     
  9. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
  10. mesalina87

    mesalina87 Songster

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    Hello and hi, welcome to the best flock of people around. Enjoy!
     

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