Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Babbott10, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. Babbott10

    Babbott10 In the Brooder

    Mar 27, 2018
    Hi my name is Beverly, I am new to raising my own chickens. I have helped take care of my mother in laws but decided it was time to get some of my own. I took my kids with me and we have picked out 8 Chicks. We have 1 black austorlorp, 2 Golden comets, 1 bantam and 4 straight run chicks. We picked them up on St. patricks day and so far everyone is doing well.
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hi Beverley and welcome to BYC

    Here’s a good link where you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. 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.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
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  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home!
  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy Beverly :welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  6. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Beverly, it's nice to have you here! Be sure to take lots of photos of the chicks, they grow fast.

    Thanks for joining us!
  7. angeldevil0271

    angeldevil0271 Chirping

    Mar 26, 2018
    Lakewood WA
    Welcome! I am new too :)
  8. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hello Beverley, welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. Best of luck with your chicks!
  9. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA
    Hey there Beverly Welcome to Backyard Chickens great to have you join us here may ask where you hang your hat or take off the rubber boots :cool::p:clap:yesss:
  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Beverly :frow Welcome and Congratulations! :clap

    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.

    Please do check out the Topic of the Week discussions Pork Pie mentioned. I have found these to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining.

    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.
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