Hey Chicken Friends!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Aye_It's_Liv, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. Aye_It's_Liv

    Aye_It's_Liv Chirping

    Mar 30, 2018
    Australia ~ VIC
    Hello there! I'm Liv.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I got my chickens as a Christmas present so I got them in December and it is probably the best gift I've ever received.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    I had 4 but sadly one of my chickens has sadly departed because of a virus.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    I now have 1 Silkie, 1 Araucana, and 1 Wyandotte.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    I was trying to find a good feeder and waterer and I just remembered it now and wanted to join.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I love love love horse riding, art, and food. If food is a hobby?
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I have a very big family since my parents divorced and got remarried to new people I have lots of step brothers and sisters. I have 4 stepbrothers, 3 sisters, and 4 stepsisters. I have 4 dogs, 2 cats, and 1 fish. I am still in high school so I don't really have a fulltime job but I did work at a pony rides place for 4 months. I am a huge fan of horror movies. Off topic but yeah I'll watch anything scary except for Syfy because, in my opinion, I find it all very fake and it just doesn't scare me as much as say a paranormal film.

    Thanks for the warm welcome and I look forward to chatting with you all.
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello and welcome to BYC

    Here’s a good link where you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. If you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
  3. Aye_It's_Liv

    Aye_It's_Liv Chirping

    Mar 30, 2018
    Australia ~ VIC
    Thanks for the welcome Pork Pie, can't wait to start discussing!
  4. N Sully

    N Sully Songster

    Sep 4, 2017
    South Dakota
    :frowHi Liv and welcome to the flock!
  5. Aye_It's_Liv

    Aye_It's_Liv Chirping

    Mar 30, 2018
    Australia ~ VIC
    Thanks a bunch!
  6. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hello Liv :frow 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.
  7. Aye_It's_Liv

    Aye_It's_Liv Chirping

    Mar 30, 2018
    Australia ~ VIC
    I am sure of it! Such a splendrous community.
  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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

    Aye_It's_Liv Chirping

    Mar 30, 2018
    Australia ~ VIC
    Thank you so much Sean, I am delighted to be apart of BYC.
  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from FNQ Liv :frowWelcome!

    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.

    Please do check out the Topic of the Week discussions Pork Pie mentioned. I have found these to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock and/or other critters, 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 ;)

    You might want to also visit the Aussie Thread and pop in and say hello.

    You may be interested in this link:

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