Howdy from Texas!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BenandRox, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. BenandRox

    BenandRox New Egg

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    Hello everyone! My husband and I are new to raising chickens. I am so excited to hear about your chicken experiences. We only have 3 right now, but we are expecting more next month.
     
  2. machinfarm

    machinfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm in Texas too, near Ft Worth. Also, welcome to the wonderful world of chickens! What breeds have you got?
    It's funny, I was just thinking today about how quickly chickens took over my life! We got out very first chicks, 15 red rangers delivered through the mail, just three weeks shy of a year ago. And since then we've learned to process our own chicken, had nine different breeds (plus added turkeys!) and cared for 88 chickens total, we've sold eating eggs, hatching eggs, then got incubators and hatched out little fluffs of our own, learned to candle, sold chicks, treated illness, learned to ferment, grow fodder, farm meal worms, and on and on. I love it and I've learned so much in just a year and I know I've only barely scratched the surface. But if you have any questions, everyone here has always been so helpful.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread will put you in contact with other BYC members in your area, which can be very helpful.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens, hope you enjoy it as much as we do.[​IMG]
     
  5. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    What breeds of chickens do you have (or are getting)? Feel free to share pictures, stories, ask questions, etc. We're all here to help each other.
     
  6. nposluszny

    nposluszny Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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