Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SoraHakuDA, Jan 15, 2019.

  1. SoraHakuDA

    SoraHakuDA In the Brooder

    Jan 15, 2019
    Hello, everyone!

    I finally joined this community after a few months of watching it from afar heheh.

    I'm not very good at intros so, I'm just going to use the template to explain myself a little.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    I've had chickens since I was a kid.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    I have 4 almost full grown chicks, they're not mine, I just found them in the wild all alone and took them to take care of them.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    I don't know much about chicken breeds haha so i'm not sure what kind runs around here on my yard, they just appear.

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    I enjoy bonding with them. They're very curious animals and they can also be very lovable when you earn their trust.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I enjoy writing stories and drawing!

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    Not sure what to say here...Hmm... Well my stepfather is an animal lover, just like me, my mother, not so much. She will feed them and care for them but she doesn't enjoy getting too close to them. Currently we have 2 geese, the female has laid 4 eggs so far(yay!) and we also have 2 very old dogs haha.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community?
    One day i was searching on the internet for answers regarding how to treat sick chickens when they're gasping for air, i think that was like 7 months ago? I stumbled upon a post in this page and ever since then, I always find this page every time I look up something about chickens. Today I found a chickie all alone and picked it up. I had some questions regarding a few events that had happened. So I made the choice to join and find some answers!
  2. BReeder!

    BReeder! Crowing

    Mar 12, 2018
    Plainfield, IL
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC, formally. It's great Tuesday you became a member. There's plenty on her about chickens of course. You can find a lot of info on geese, too. Take a look around.

    Do you plan to keep the chicks or will you release them back onto your property? It's really cool that they just roam freely.
  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Did you candle today?

    Welcome to BYC.
    :yesss: We are glad you joined this flock!
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

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  4. MissChick@dee

    [email protected] ~ Dreaming Of Springtime ~

    Aug 18, 2017
    Caliente Nevada
    Hiya :frow
    Nice to meet you!
  5. SoraHakuDA

    SoraHakuDA In the Brooder

    Jan 15, 2019
    Thank you!
    Yes, I plan on releasing them once they're grown. My dogs won't do them any harm (most of the chickens around here sometimes take naps on them) and usually they stay around since they know me and my family feed them every morning and afternoon. During the day they will go on about their business, digging, bathing and whatnot.
  6. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

    Jun 26, 2014
    Corning, NY
    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
  7. BReeder!

    BReeder! Crowing

    Mar 12, 2018
    Plainfield, IL
    My Coop
    Is like the ultimate free ranging chicken setup. Have you ever tried putting some nesting boxes out to see if they will lay in them for you. Just a box with an egg or two might attract them. Then you would have eggs for little to no work.
  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Glad to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
  9. SoraHakuDA

    SoraHakuDA In the Brooder

    Jan 15, 2019
    I might try it out. Could take me a bit of time but I'm sure they chickens would enjoy a cozy nest. They're all used to sleep on the branches of an almond tree that's in front of my house.
  10. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

    Jan 9, 2017
    SE Wisconsin

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