Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by OldDominion309, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. OldDominion309

    OldDominion309 In the Brooder

    Mar 26, 2018
    Chesapeake, VA
    Hi everyone,
    I love this site and have been learning from it for a while already. I just got a new flock and am building a new coop so I decided to join so I can learn even more.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I used to have a flock of RIRs, with which I learned a lot of lessons. I recently got a new flock of mixed breeds, they are only a few weeks old.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    I have 6 chickens and 3 ducks.

    (3) What breeds do you have? 2 brown leghorns, 2 black sexlinks, 1 buff brahma, and 1 silver wyandotte. Ducks: 1 white pekin, 2 Rouens.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? The same way I found out about every other aspect of my life, Google.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Fishing, hunting, camping, just in general being outside staring off into space.
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2018
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  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
  3. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

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

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens
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  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under OldDominion... :frow Welcome!

    I am pleased you delurked and 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.

    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. There are some down the bottom of the page which are duck specific.

    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 ;)

    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.

    You may be interested in this link:
  7. OldDominion309

    OldDominion309 In the Brooder

    Mar 26, 2018
    Chesapeake, VA
    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone. These are all very helpful comments and links.
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  8. drewskimac

    drewskimac Songster

    Oct 7, 2014
    Siloam Springs, AR
    Welcome to BYC! When I first got chickens I remained a "lurker" on this sight for a long time. Since joining, I have met so many people with useful information and learned so much myself about gardening, chickens, quail and even growing mealworms to feed to my animals! There are all sorts of different people with knowledge about different hobbies on here!
  9. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC 2.gif

    :weeNew baby chicks! Love it!
  10. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hello and welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
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