Hi! I'm new to BYC!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lizparat, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. Lizparat

    Lizparat In the Brooder

    Mar 26, 2018
    2yrs ago my son thought it would be fun to "get some chickens, mom"!! I was all for him getting chickens. He bought 5 chicks a house and everything we needed! Then he got 2 turkey chicks! After that he moved out and left them all here "as a present"!!! My husband and i have been caring for them ever since! Last spring my other son bought some chicks for himself but ended up giving 4 to us! That makes 9!! I always check BYC for advice and now am a member!!!
  2. Chip3214

    Chip3214 In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2018
    Cheyenne, Wyoming
    That's cool. Chickens are amazing, and so are turkeys.
  3. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    You’ve come to the right place! We’re all chicken mad here and there’s loads of friendly, knowledgeable members who will be pleased to help when needed or simply just chat about all things chicken:thumbsup
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  4. m1chelle1

    m1chelle1 Songster

    Jan 12, 2017
    The Great PNW
    :welcome Welcome! Bienvenidos! We are so happy to have you. Hope you enjoy this site as much as we do!:jumpy:jumpy:jumpy

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  5. Smuvers Farm

    Smuvers Farm Melvin Up the Taterhole

    Feb 16, 2017
    TN/Western KY Border

    Glad you're here !

    A must have for your poultry is a FIRST AID KIT for any issues that would arise. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/suggestions-for-a-first-aid-kit.1150128/)
    It's definitely better to have it and not need it rather than need it and not have it.

    Also, make sure your coop(s) have a proper amount of VENTILATION. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/ar...-there-and-cut-more-holes-in-your-coop.47774/) Your chickens will absolutely thank you for it!

    One last thing, if you're into gardening, feel free to join this years SEED SWAP (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/seed-swap.1220129/)
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  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Wrangler

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Liz.... :frow Welcome!

    I am pleased you delurked and hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    You may be interested in this link:
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Sure hope your son doesn't buy an elephant, where would you put it? :gig
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