Hi Everyone! New from the Madison, Wisconsin area

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kthysse, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. kthysse

    kthysse Just Hatched

    Dec 3, 2016
    Madison WI
    Hello everyone
    Just wanted to introduce myself! My name is Kristin and I'm new to the chicken world as of November 2016. I have wanted chickens for a very long time and have researched for at least a year before becoming a chicken owner. My husband finally came to terms with the fact that I was not going to give up on getting some girls and finally built me the most beautiful run and coop. As of right now we have 6 English Orpingtons and one rescued Black Jersey Giant. Hopefully this weekend I will add a EE, silver laced Wyandotte and cuckoo maran. So far I am still waiting for the return of eggs! :)
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hi, Kristin, welcome to BYC, and as the day length increases so should their egg production.
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Kristin, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! As a relative newbie to chickenhood, you might consider spending some time reading up in the Learning Center here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center It is loaded with useful articles running the full range of chicken keeping.
    And, if you like to chat with fellow Wisconsin chickeners, locate the WI thread in this link: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC - enjoy those farm fresh eggs when they start showing up!!!
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under kthysse [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy BYC. 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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Kristin welcome to the Backyard chickens flock [​IMG]
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Kristin! You've received some good links to check out so I'll just add that it's nice to have you join us!

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