Hello!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by conniescoop, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. conniescoop

    conniescoop Hatching

    5
    0
    7
    Sep 14, 2014
    Alabama
    My name is Ariel and I took over the care of my nanny's chickens when she passed away in April. She never got to see the coop my dad built for her and the chickens were not even old enough to start laying. I know a few things about chickens but I was a child the last time my nanny had chickens. I hope to learn more and any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!!
     

  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    25,582
    2,204
    438
    May 14, 2014
    Montana
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm sorry your Nanny passed away. My father passed away this past October, so I know how sad it is to lose a loved one. A good place to start learning to care for chickens is to visit our Learning Center, particularly the section on Getting Started Raising Chickens at https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens do you have?
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    23,906
    2,097
    496
    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    15,003
    7,471
    726
    Jan 10, 2013
    Macon,GA
    Welcome to BYC!

    Your nanny would be proud of you. There's a lot of great resources on the site you will find to help you in your new endeavor.
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    34,006
    15,209
    1,001
    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Congrats on your new adventure! Definitely stop by our learning center. Lots of helpful tips and hints on all the aspects of keeping poultry...https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    If you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    72,967
    44,602
    1,406
    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hi, Ariel, welcome to BYC. Your 'Nanny' would indeed be proud of you.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

    36,684
    4,736
    566
    Feb 18, 2011
    Ohio
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     

  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    28,389
    4,885
    606
    Apr 23, 2014
    Colorado
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  9. lovemy6hens

    lovemy6hens Songster

    913
    109
    181
    Nov 4, 2013
    Central Texas
    Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    20,582
    1,215
    391
    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by