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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GraduallyGreen, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. GraduallyGreen

    GraduallyGreen Hatching

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    Hi all,

    I am a newbie to both this forum, forum's in general and chicken ownership. Our recent foray into chicken custodianship has been fraught with with both tragedy and triumph. We have lost one chook to a snake after recent floods in our area; added another that got terribly henpecked; added another to try and diffuse the situation and in amongst all this hatched 6 lovely babies using an incubator. I have joined the forum for some much needed advice on a broody hen and have posted accordingly in the incubating and hatching thread. As I am new to forums in general, I have no real idea about terminology or protocol so please let me know if I should be doing things differently [​IMG]
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you have joined us.

    So sorry about your losses.

    Congratulations on your new arrivals.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I am so sorry about your losses. Never easy to lose them. However you have come to the right place for all the fun and learning!

    Make yourself at home here and enjoy all your poultry adventures!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Hey there! Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you decided to join! Let us know if you have any questions, we will be glad to help you if we can. [​IMG] There is a lot of great info on here, and lots of very knowledgeable people, so I'm sure you'll be able to find any info you may be looking for. [​IMG] The little chickys in your avatar look adorable.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Hi and welcome to Backyard Chickens. Hope your luck improves soon. Integrating new birds into the flock has to be done on a gradual basis. It disturbs the pecking order which has to be re-established. There are many posts on doing it without bloodshed and written much better than I could do. You could put " flock integration," in search box and see what pops up.
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home! x2 on all the great advice given to you!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our BYC "flock".

    I'm sorry for your losses! [​IMG]Good luck with the new chicks.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry for your losses, good luck with the new birds.
     

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