Hi From West Australia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Luv1another, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. Luv1another

    Luv1another In the Brooder

    Sep 6, 2016
    Western Australia
    Hi everyone,

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I grew up with a range of animals probably 10 years on a hobby farm with parents from about grade 5 we had chickens, ducks and geese as well as other animals. However as an Adult of late 40's this is the first time I have had chooks (australian for chickens) myself.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    I have 10 hens and 1 rooster and 2 chicks one is 3 weeks and one 3 days today

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    1 black Araucana (EE)
    1 polish frizzle
    2 Buff Sussex
    2 white silkies
    2 white sussex one being a roo
    1 Plymouth rock
    1 pekin bantam
    1 pekin x
    1 silkie x sussex (3 week old)
    1 Araucana x sussex (3 days old)

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    googling questions, have been here quite a bit but only just joined to share my silkie cross pics

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    card making, art journalling, playing computer games

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I am divorced with 3 children now 24, 22 and 18, remarried to a fantastic guy with a stepson 13 who lives with his mother in another state. I have a Bichon Frise dog called Gracie and a Bengal cat called Mozart..... I am starting to become a crazy chook lady lol. I have had the chickens since February and love going out collecting the eggs, and checking on the chooks and just sitting watching their funny antics.

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us and thanks for the intro. You seem to have quite a selection of breeds!

    You'll find lots of info (for revision purposes) in the Learning Centre https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=learning+centre 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 country thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/598568/australia-six-states-and-that-funny-little-island

    All the best
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  3. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    It's nice to have you here!
  4. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Songster

    May 20, 2016
    Down Under
    Hi there. I am also from Western Australia!

    I am kind of new to chooks. We had a flock when i was about eight but then we moved and now i have a flock at my dads house.

    Right now i have 6 chooks.

    I have
    2 10 month old black Australorps
    1 10 month old Ancona
    1 black 15 week old black Aussie
    2 15 week old blue australorps 1 a cockerel

    I found out about backyardchickens.com from researching about chickens and stumbled across it.
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    [​IMG] glad you decided to join us.
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings and :welcome! Happy you joined our chicken community! Sounds like CTKen gave you some awesome advice so I'll just say good luck to you and your flock. They sound beautiful! :)
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    G'day and thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens. You may also like "Australia, six states and one funny little island."

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