Hello! :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kelise, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. kelise

    kelise In the Brooder

    Hi everyone! I am a new member to this site, but have used the website now for quite some time for information and love reading posts and stories.

    I live on a large semi-rural property, and we have two black silkies, an isa brown and have recently added an orphan (muscovy?) duck to our family!

    Our black silkies are named Connor (rooster), Blackie (hen) and our isa brown is named Henny Penny. Our duck is Ash :)

    I have two children aged 9 and 5, and they adore our chickens and duck! We are looking to add more to our coop soon and cannot wait.

    We also have four large ponds with wild geese, wild ducks and swamp birds, along with shetland ponies, 2 sheep and a goat. We are based in South Australia.

    I am looking forward to meeting you all and joining the community! :)
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2015
  2. LRH97

    LRH97 Songster

    Jul 29, 2013
    Southern Illinois
    [​IMG] Hello from Southern Illinois, USA! Can't wait to see what new birds you'll add. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Raising chickens is a great experience for children. My granddaughter (pictured in my avatar) loves our chickens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    G'day, so glad you joined the Backyard Chickens flock. What, no emus?? BYC has a nifty thread called "Australia, six states and one funny little island." in case you want to see what your neighbors are up to.
  5. kelise

    kelise In the Brooder

    Thanks so much for the warm welcomes everyone!!

    Haha, drumstick diva- no emus as yet... although plenty of wild ones in the scrub across the road! Could be an interesting pet!! ;) Thanks for the tip, I shall check it out :)
  6. N F C

    N F C whaz sup?

    Dec 12, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Nice to have you join us!
  7. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

    May 24, 2014
    BYC? Epic <3
    My Coop

    Welcome to BYC!!! The community on here is HUGE and all of the members are wonderful…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!

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  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

    Jan 10, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you have joined us.
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined us.

    Sounds like you have a lovely bunch of animals! I hope you can find some more ducks and chickens.[​IMG] Please feel free to ask any questions you may have- we're all here to help in any way we can!
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    It sounds like you have a wonderful flock and other animals! Good luck with all of them, and I hope you can find some more ducks/chickens!

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