Hi I'm New!:)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickenMama6RIR, Jan 19, 2017.

  1. ChickenMama6RIR

    ChickenMama6RIR Chicken Obsessed

    Hi I am New to BYC. I have read from this site a lot and love it. I am planning on getting chicks this coming week![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG](Rhode Island Reds) If anyone has any suggestions for names let me know!!!
  2. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Overrun With Chickens

    :welcome Glad you joined us!
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I recall a thread for names - try using the search box and good luck with your new flock.

    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
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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Best of luck to you and your new chicks!!! [​IMG]
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  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under ChickenMama6RIR [​IMG] Welcome!

    As Ken has suggested, there are a couple of naming threads that you might want to check out. If you pop ‘chicken names’ into the search option you will probably get some good places to start. I also agree on a visit to the Learning Centre.

    Another suggestion for chicken names is themes. I have named all of my gals after female Singers, Cilla [Black] Dusty [Springfield] etc

    Do you have something that you like or are interested in that you could use for a theme? Movies or Movie Stars, or Artists [painters, sculptors etc], Sports, Cars …..

    I 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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  6. ChickenMama6RIR

    ChickenMama6RIR Chicken Obsessed

    Thanks so much!I love that idea on naming them after people and movies. So creative[​IMG]
  7. N F C

    N F C home again! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Congrats on your upcoming chicks! I've had a few RIR's before and really enjoyed them. As for names, we named our birds after old friends (Scotty, Sue, Tracey, Beau, etc.)...some of our friends were very pleased to have their "own" chicken and others not so much, lol.

    Have fun with your new flock and thanks for joining us!
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  8. HARRY47264

    HARRY47264 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2016
    Bismarck AR
    Welcome what state are you in? .You will enjoy these people Have a nice day
  9. ChickenMama6RIR

    ChickenMama6RIR Chicken Obsessed

    I am in South Carolina!
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
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