Hey I'm new here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 2003ChickenZamon, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. 2003ChickenZamon

    2003ChickenZamon In the Brooder

    Feb 12, 2018
    Canadian Prairie
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I got my first chickens about three years ago.
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    I have about seventeen chickens
    (3) What breeds do you have?
    I have twelve brown hybrids and five Rhode Island Reds.
    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Often when my chickens have trouble I look it up online and BYC often came up.
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I enjoy studying wild water birds.
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I come from a family of nine, we have several cats and a dog and I've done broilers for the past few years as well as my current hens.
    rjohns39, penny1960, Plip and 7 others like this.
  2. Smuvers Farm

    Smuvers Farm Melvin Up the Taterhole

    Feb 16, 2017
    TN/Western KY Border

    Glad you're here !

    A must have for your poultry is a FIRST AID KIT for any issues that would arise. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/suggestions-for-a-first-aid-kit.1150128/)
    It's definitely better to have it and not need it rather than need it and not have it.

    Also, make sure your coop(s) have a proper amount of VENTILATION. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/ar...-there-and-cut-more-holes-in-your-coop.47774/) Your chickens will absolutely thank you for it!

    One last thing, if you're into gardening, feel free to join this years SEED SWAP (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/seed-swap.1220129/)
  3. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
  4. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop
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    Welcome to backyard Chickens!

    Enjoy your time here
  5. MissNutmeg

    MissNutmeg Free Ranging

    Jan 18, 2017
    Middle Earth
    My Coop
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy :welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
    rjohns39, sourland, penny1960 and 6 others like this.
  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Quail Hatch Day–6

    Welcome to Backyardchickens.com aka BYC! :frow
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock.
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:

    CURRENT COOP CONTEST click here >>#1
  8. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Songster

    Jan 29, 2018
    SW Montana
    Welcome to BYC!:highfive:
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad you joined the BYC flock :wee
    rjohns39, sourland, penny1960 and 5 others like this.
  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under 2003ChickenZamon :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 include your general location on your profile, this will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    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 ;)
    rjohns39, sourland, penny1960 and 6 others like this.

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