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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by OneCrazyChick-en, Oct 17, 2017.

  1. OneCrazyChick-en

    OneCrazyChick-en In the Brooder

    Oct 17, 2017
    Hello! I’ve recently fallen in love with raising chickens! I have a small flock of 2 Silkies, an Icelandic Hen, a Bantam mix that I incubated, a Buff Orp, a Light Brahma and an Araucana..we plan to build a much larger coop next year and increase our flock! I’m excited to get to know all you knowledgeable chicken lovers!
  2. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager 7 Years

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop
    And to BYC!

    Chickens are addicting and very enjoyable!
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  3. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!! Premium Member

    Free ranging seems the best! They are so happy and follow me around.
  4. AllenK RGV

    AllenK RGV Chicken Addict

    I love free ranging and throwing my beasts the goods!

    WELCOME to BYC OneCrazyChick, pretty cool you incubated those eggs! Have you had the chance yet to browse the Articles for coop design ideas yet for your next coop build? Its worth the time!
  5. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

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

    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 may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224

    All the best

    Pork Pie
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams 5 Years

    G’Day from down under OneCrazyChick-en :frow Welcome!

    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.

    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 ;)
  7. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land Premium Member

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA
    Welcome so happy you joined us here

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  8. N F C

    N F C coffee up kids! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thanks for joining us!
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad you joined the BYC flock :wee
  10. Jacquie Button

    Jacquie Button Songster

    Sep 29, 2017
    Hello and welcome! What does an Icelandic Hen look like? I'm new to chickens and am not aware of all the breeds.

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