Hi From California!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by UrbanHomesteadMama, May 21, 2018.

  1. UrbanHomesteadMama

    UrbanHomesteadMama In the Brooder

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    1) Are you new to chickens /when did you first get chickens? I have been a chicken sitter for my aunt and uncle’s flock but these are our first. We got 3 pullets about 3 weeks ago.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We have 3 hens

    (3) What breeds do you have? We have 1 Easter Egger, 1 Black Star and 1 Buff Orphington

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? My aunt suggested it and I have looked at it before for answers to chicken questions.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Gardening, baking, arts & crafts

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I’m a stay at home mom to our toddler son and expecting one more this winter! We also have two older rescue dogs.
     

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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Welcome! :yesss: We are glad you joined our flock!
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.
    Congrats on the new chicks.
    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


    Coop Ideas:
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  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

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    Hi, welcome to BYC! :frow

    I'm in California also.

    Hope you have a great time and meet lots of fun people. You've come to the right place to be among your type... but beware of the MANY chicken math enablers! :oops: ;)
     
  4. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    :welcome:frow
     
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  6. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    On this link you'll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping birds - 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
     
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  7. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Hello @UrbanHomesteadMama :frow and :welcome
    :woot We are so glad that you've decided to join our flock! :jumpy
    I hope you have a wonderful experience using the BYC website. There is a lot of information available to you here and much to learn.

    Feel free to ask us any questions you may have. We are more than willing to help! :D

    If you need help figuring out this website, this video help you navigate the site

    If you'd like to find other BYC members in your state/country, find your state/country thread
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    Looking for coop and run designs/ideas?
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    Don't know the ordinances for your area?
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    New to raising poultry or want to learn more?
    -Check out our learning center
    Have other poultry besides chickens?
    -Find the forum for them here
     
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  8. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Congratulations on starting your flock and :welcome Please make yourself at home :thumbsup
     

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