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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lawhitmire, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. lawhitmire

    lawhitmire In the Brooder

    Apr 9, 2017
    North Texas
    My husband and I have dabbled with a few chickens for a couple of years. I recently acquired a few more from a friend and now have 17 chickens. That is quite a change from 4-6 chickens. I am somewhat overwhelmed and feel like I need to learn more about chickens and get to know others that can help me with that!

    I have Australorps, New Hampshires, Golden Laced Wyandottes, Buff Orpington, plus a few others.

    I love being outside with my girls; they follow me around and help me with my flowerbeds :).

    My husband and I both enjoy outdoor activities: hiking, four wheeling, mowing, fishing, etc. I am an animal lover. I have dogs, canaries, chickens and I'm thinking about who will be added to our family: goats, bees, cows ???? Just now sure.

    I have used backyardchickens.com several times to get answers/ideas in raising our chickens. Looking forward to learning quite a bit more.


  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC -- chickens are the "gateway drug" to farm animals, lol, as you can now see. So glad you've joined us here.
    1 person likes this.
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas lawhitmire, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Happy BYC has been useful to you over the years. Best wishes to you and your expanding flock! [​IMG]
  4. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

    Feb 23, 2010
    What a friend you have. Shall we help you plot some revenge?

    17 is a nice calm number. No problem.

    But they aren't much on hiking, four wheeling. They will be
    more than happy to help with the mowing and the fishing.

    Remember above all, just stay calm and curse the friend
    that did this to you.

    1 person likes this.
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    Best wishes
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    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]
  7. BYC910

    BYC910 Free Ranging Premium Member

    [​IMG] You should be right at home here .
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture

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