Howdy Y'all!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by scootin2nchigh, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. After having 'chickens on the brain' for so incredibly long, it's time...recently divorced while a brand new empty-nester...IT's MY TIME! so there... Now, I've just got to find out where to move, 1st consideration is where.
    Where will be determined by where Backyard Chickens are allowed within 3 states, east TN mountains, west NC mountains or SW PA. If anyone in these regions wants to sound off on your area and whether it's chicken friendly or chicken discrimination is being practiced...I'd certainly appreciate it. It may be my age, but gathering this info has been confusing for me, could be the stress as well. Today is the first holiday I've ever spent alone, I thank you so very much for your wonderful website, I have read a number of posts from the sweetest, most fun people...ever!! Yippee!
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! Chickens sure are enjoyable to keep. They are so intelligent, they crave human attention and many of them make wonderful lap warmers! LOL

    You might start by chatting in these states threads and ask around where the best place to reside and keep chickens might be.

    Sorry you are spending Thanksgiving all alone! Lots of people here to keep you company. We are such a wonderful community.

    Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our roost!
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    And Happy Thanksgiving ! You are not spending it alone, you are with us now. [​IMG]

    You should visit the Learning Center - there are so many articles there to help you get started.

    Here's link to the ordinances listings that may help you check on the locations that interest you:

    But if you decide on a place that doesn't allow chickens, consider house chickens - search the forums, there are so many folks who raise them inside.

    Feel free to ask questions, we're here to help.

    ** If you have other interests, explore the hobbies or social forums - there's something for everyone here and so many friends to meet.
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Happy Thanksgiving to you! I hope you had a nice day doing exactly as you pleased [​IMG]

    TwoCrows and sunflour have given you some good links, I hope they help. Make yourself at home here, jump in on topics that interest you, ask questions, etc. Everyone is here to help and there are a lot of very nice, friendly members here.

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!
  5. Thanks for the smile!! I guess it would have been prudent to actually follow the directions in the welcome email, apologies...just so excited about posting my intro.
    {{{hugs}}} all!
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    Your intro was perfect. Really happy you joined us all.
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at BYC. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. I am coming in late but, also would have recommended you post on the state threads to find favorable chicken areas. There is a great thread called

    "people with house chickens." if you would consider that path.
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!


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