Hi from central Oklahoma!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LeggoMyMeggo, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. LeggoMyMeggo

    LeggoMyMeggo In the Brooder

    Feb 9, 2019
    Central Oklahoma
    Hi! My name is Megan and I live in Central Oklahoma. My husband and I have a small farm that we share with our 6 year old son, 2 dogs, 4 rabbits, 10 chicks, and 1 hamster. I'm pretty boring so I will follow the intro qustions to get started.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes I am new to chickens. We have had lots of other far animals but we just got our first batch of chicks Friday!

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 10 females

    (3) What breeds do you have? Barred rock, Americana, Rhode island red, Black australorp, Gold and silver wyandotte so far.

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? We are really excited about the eggs of course but I am wanting to use the manure for my garden as well. They are so much fun to watch as well.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Hanging out with my family, Gardening, raising animals, music, reading, work, and spending time with friends.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. My husband and I just built our new home on our 18 acre farm in the town I grew up in. I hated living in OKC and wanted to raise our son in a better school system. We are close with my parents who also have a farm near us. I grew up with most farm animals and want that for my family. I am a registered nurse in a cardiac ICU and love it. I have the best coworkers and friends anyone could ask for and many of them are animal crazy as well.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? :D Found this awesome site through google and have used much of the info on here to set up our coop and brooder!
  2. KLIL

    KLIL Crossing the Road

    Jul 4, 2018
    Queensland, Australia
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad you joined us at Backyard Chickens. :yesss:
  4. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Free Ranging

    Feb 5, 2018
    Northwest Oregon
    My Coop
    hello-smiley.gif New chicks are so fun... we would love to see some pics!!
  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

    Mar 21, 2016
    Maricopa, AZ. (near Phoenix)
    Hello, and welcome! Good luck with the new chick's!
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy Megan :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Delighted to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hi Megan and welcome to BYC

    Here are some links to key resources:

    Best wishes

  8. Melky

    Melky Can’t wait for Spring!

    Jul 23, 2018
    Edgewood, KY
    My Coop
    7E46DE18-4B46-420B-8C39-5E3504363830.jpeg Welcome to BYC! ​
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  9. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

    Jul 23, 2018
    Apalachin, NY
    My Coop
    Hello, Megan, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Congratulations on the new farm!
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  10. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Did you candle today?

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