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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by blue2jade, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. blue2jade

    blue2jade Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I live a small town called Canby, which is about 30 miles south of Portland, OR. I've just gotten my first batch of chickens, and it has been a wonderful experience so far. I have 2 buff orpington, 2 speckled sussex, and 1 barred rock. Right now they are about 18 wks old, and are just as fun and sweet as I had hopped. Before I got them, I used BYC as a learning resource, and I plan to continue using it to learn and talk about chickens with others.
     
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  2. MotherOfChkns

    MotherOfChkns Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! I just joined BYC yesterday but I've been lurking for a long time too. It really is a great community. 18 weeks is an exciting age for chickens because you never know when you'll find that first egg!
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!![​IMG]
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    This is the place to be for all the learning and fun!

    Make yourself at home and ask any questions you may have. And we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I have visited Portland on a number of occasions; it's a very beautiful area and Mt. Hood makes for a gorgeous backdrop. I've raised all three of your breeds, and you have a really nice mixed flock; hardy, friendly and docile (my children made lap pets of our Buff Orpingtons and Speckled Sussex), and good layers of large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. farmerRoss

    farmerRoss Out Of The Brooder

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    Iv visited BYC several times through out my hatching egg process.Today I finally officially joined! Welcome
     
  10. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    So glad you joined us…sounds like you'll hear the egg songs soon.
     

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