Hi from a global member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sgjameslee, Dec 4, 2016.

  1. sgjameslee

    sgjameslee Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 4, 2016
    Hi everyone,

    For a while I was fascinated by the postings on BackYard Chickens.
    Then, I decided to join as a member, but, somehow the system didn't allow me to register.
    But thanks to the kind help of "The BackYard Chickens Team", here I am!!!

    I am a member joining from Korea.
    I work at a university. I studied in United States more than 20 years ago, for my Master and Ph.D in Gainesville, Florida.

    Little more than a year ago, I started raising chickens at my weekend farm as a hobby.
    For a while I went crazy with some of the rare breeds that are available on the Korean Chicken site, I hatched eggs in my office more than ten times. Some students came by to see the new born chicks. I enjoyed so many days of hard work, building chicken houses inside the green house of my farm. Slowly I have become less crazy by the fancy breeds.

    I currently have a few Ameraucanas, Nagoya Cochins (Japanese breed), Gold CooCoo Marans (French breed, I hear), Blue Egg Laying Chickens (Korean version of Eastegger?), and currently in the process of hatching original Korean chicken in my office.

    Although there are limits on what I can do or contribute by being a global member, I thought, it could still be interesting experience.
    Hope it does turn out to be interesting :)

    You can call be James, by adopted American Name.
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2016
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi, James and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. Many thanks for your introduction. There's absolutely no reason that you cannot contribute as constructively as any other member. Often, sharing our chicken keeping experiences from all over the world enriches the knowledge of all of us. Please make yourself at home here with us.

    Best wishes
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  3. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

    Feb 25, 2014
    Northwestern Wyoming
    My Coop
    CT is right, James! With all that hatching under your belt, there are lots of people who would welcome your insights and experience! Welcome to BYC, and the wild wacky world of poultry insanity!
  4. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

    Mar 3, 2011
    The Land of Enchantment
    Welcome James, glad you joined and hope you enjoy BYC!!
  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2016
    Welcome to BYC!!!.Glad you joined us[​IMG]
  6. N F C

    N F C just 1 more cup pls Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi James! One of the fun things about BYC is getting the chance to 'meet' members from all over the world so you'll fit in just fine...all that's required really is an interest in poultry.

    I'd love to see photos of some of your birds, always interesting to see other member's flocks. And if you're interested, the New Year Day Hatchalong has just started, maybe you'd like to participate? The link to it is in my signature line at the bottom of my post.

    See you around!
  7. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

    May 22, 2013
    Serving Jesus
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] I am glad you joined us!
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    I agree that location is definitely not a hindrance on BYC; except maybe that when we are up and about, everyone else is sleeping [​IMG]

    I hope you enjoy BYC; not only is it overflowing with lots of 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 about chickens, turkeys, duck, quail, Peas and pretty much any other feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Very nice to meet you James, thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens. Would love to see photos of your flock.
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello there, and welcome to the wonderful world of Backyard Chickens! I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

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