Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by No More Empty Nest, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. No More Empty Nest

    No More Empty Nest Songster

    Mar 15, 2018
    SE Wisconsin
    Hi! I'm new to chickens. My daughter, BBZZZZTT on BYC, ordered 5 chicks and was sent 7. Our city only allows 4, so I'm getting the extra 3!
    I will have 2 Easter Eggers and a Welsummer. They are 4 weeks old now and I'll actually get them at my house when they are big enough to stay outside. They live only a few blocks away so I visit them regularly.
    Very happy to be here, I've learned so much from the articles and threads here.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your 'unintentional' flock.
  3. No More Empty Nest

    No More Empty Nest Songster

    Mar 15, 2018
    SE Wisconsin
    Thanks! Not entirely unintentional, just early. I'd planned on getting my own chicks next year after seeing how it went with my daughter. I was going to get bantams because my mom had pet bantams when she was growing up on a farm, she said they followed her everywhere. Now I'll have big ones first!
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under No More Empty Nest :frow Welcome and Congratulations! :clap

    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.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    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 ;)
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  6. Farmgal101

    Farmgal101 Songster

    May 29, 2017
    Welcome to BYC,We are happy to answer any questions you may have:):welcome
  7. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

    Apr 28, 2010
    NW Washington State
    I really like our Welsummers! I think they're a really pretty hen, and I like the darker brown eggs, too.

    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you here!
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens, so glad you joined the flock :frow
  9. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.
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  10. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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