Hello

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by familymamma, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. familymamma

    familymamma New Egg

    1
    0
    7
    Apr 3, 2016
    Hi, I'm Dawn and we started a chicken a few years ago with some Longhorns we got from the local 4-H. My friend (who had chickens and talked me into it) kept them and cared for them until we got our run set up and they were old enough to stay outside. Over the years we purchased a few already laying hens - predominantly leghorns since we were looking to keep our 2 preteen boys fed [​IMG]. Last summer we hardly got any eggs so we closed down the operation for the winter. We just got new chicks (branching out, we got Rhode Island Reds, Buff Orphingtons, and Barred Plymoth Rocks). My "friend" turned out to be an inaccurate source of info so I'm here to learn [​IMG]
     
  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,980
    213
    186
    Dec 12, 2013
    Lancashire, England
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    86,905
    22,066
    916
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    If you put your state name in the search box it will pop up. Then you can post there and see if you have any BYCers in your area.[​IMG]
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    32,562
    29,265
    786
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello! [​IMG]

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

    40,175
    30,240
    856
    Dec 12, 2013
    Wyoming
    [​IMG]

    x2 on the Learning Center and your state thread. You can also use the search box to find just about any topic or always feel free to ask questions.

    Make yourself at home here, thanks for joining us!
     
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello Dawn!
    [​IMG]
    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Enjoy your chicken adventure! :)
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by