Hi from Ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TWent, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. TWent

    TWent Just Hatched

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    Hi all! My name is Tera. I got my first group of chickens in March and have loved every minute of them! I have 18 chickens, 5 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Speckled Sussex, 2 White Sussex, 3 Aracaunas, 3 Silver Laced Wyandotte's, and 3 Bantums (not 100% sure of their breeds). I bought all of them as pullets but still ended up with 2 roosters. One is a Buff Orpington and the other is an Aracauna. My husband farms part time with his family and works a full time job and I get to stay home with our two girls ages 2 and 4. I love the farm life!! :)
     
  2. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi Tera and welcome to BYC! Sounds like you have a fun mix of chickens! Everyone on this site is so helpful, so if you ever have any questions, always feel free to ask! Thanks for joining us!
     
  3. TWent

    TWent Just Hatched

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    Thank you! As a first time chicken momma, I always have a ton of questions!
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Tera and welcome to BYC- glad that you have joined us.You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and 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. 

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread  as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
    CT
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Tera, nice to meet you. If you'd like to find out what your bantam breeds are - post photos at "what breed or gender is this." We would love to see photos as well.
     
  6. TWent

    TWent Just Hatched

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    Thank you! I will try and get a couple good pictures and post them.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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