Hi! I'm Heidi!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Heididi, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. Heididi

    Heididi Chirping

    Hi, BYC! Let me introduce myself. Among other things, I'm a master gardener and composter, teaching in public schools and community gardens, and as such I'm a total nerd, researching everything to do with growing food sustainably. So of course, when I decided it was time to keep chickens, I discovered BYC. What a fabulous resource! I have learned as much as I can about building my coop and run from BYC, and now I am ready to purchase chickens (between 3 and 6) and embark on one of my life dreams: to keep chickens and tie them in to my back garden permaculture design. I'm planning to experiment with black soldier fly larvae and composting to tie the chickens in to the broader garden system. So, it's time I join up as a bonafide member of this group! YAY!! I'm looking forward to nerding out with all of you chicken keepers, discussing best practice, sharing mistakes and fixes, and having fun! If you'd like to weigh in on my beginning chicken adventure, please do!
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I’m sure your knowledge and enthusiasm will be a great asset to the site.

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3 I’d suggest including your location using the guide in that link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
  3. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

    Jul 29, 2017
    :frow Welcome to BYC Heidi! Thank you for joining us!
  4. TelfTheElf

    TelfTheElf Songster

    Jul 27, 2018
    miles away
    Welcome to the amazing BYC 'flock'!!:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome:welcome
  5. N F C

    N F C happy spring!

    Dec 12, 2013
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    Hi! I think you're going to find a lot of members here that share your interests. Here's a thread I came across the other day that may be of interest to you:

    Best wishes for all your plans, it's nice to have you here!
  6. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

    Jul 23, 2018
    Apalachin, NY
    My Coop
    Hello Heidi and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Your setup sounds awesome!
  7. Melky

    Melky Spring has sprung!

    Jul 23, 2018
    Edgewood, KY
    My Coop
  8. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

    Jul 6, 2016
    NW Washington state
    Welcome Heidi! You seem to be prepared and to know what you are doing, so now for the actual chickens. An exciting moment. I am glad BYC has been helpful to you, and I hope you enjoy the website and the people on it. Good luck!
  9. Heididi

    Heididi Chirping

    Thanks, Pork Pie!
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  10. Heididi

    Heididi Chirping

    Thanks for the welcome!
    alexa009, Pork Pie, rjohns39 and 7 others like this.

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