Howdy from Bedford (Texas, that is)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by carikermoon, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. carikermoon

    carikermoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been a member for a while but only now getting the courage to say howdy. Have a backyard flock that is down to only two silkies after a raccoon strike. :( Looking to get some more chicks soon.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm sorry about your losses to the raccoon. It's always sad to lose some of our flock. My wife and I were both raised in the great state of Texas, not too far from where you are (Blue Ridge for her, Greenville for me). I have relatives who live in the Weatherford area. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting some more chicks.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think the internet is made for shy people. I know I have bloomed since figuring out the basics of computer communication. Before I joined I lurked for about 8 mos.trying to get up the nerve to do so. I also worried that there was a "catch" to joining such a big organization. There is "no catch," Just a huge, great group of like minded people, from all walks of life, who enjoy chickens, chatting and sharing information. Welcome to Backyard chickens, so glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Good morning and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sorry to hear about your losses, that's always tough. In case you haven't already seen it, here's some good information about predators and how to protect your birds:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/chicken-predators-pests-how-to-protect-treat-your-flock

    Are you getting more silkies or are you going to try a different breed with your new chicks?

    BYC has a lot of valuable information available and very helpful people. If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
     
  8. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  9. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] So glad you did decide to join us. So sorry about your losses.

    Be sure to take NorthFlChick's advise and review protection from predators. Good luck with the new additions to your flock.
     
  10. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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