I’m new

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Brandi_RN, Mar 14, 2018 at 2:03 PM.

  1. Brandi_RN

    Brandi_RN Just Hatched

    Mar 4, 2018
    hello! I am new to this site and can’t wait to get my hands on the wealth of knowledge available here. In my adult life, I am a Wife,mother of 3 and an ICU nurse. In my delusioned “spare time” I like to ride horses and have discovered my new obsession: CHICKENS!

    I bought my first 6 Rural King pullets (silver and gold laced Wyandottes) 6 months ago. One died by cat the first day, but the other 5 (my spice girls) were thriving! As they got older I started noticing one bigger and feathering differently than the others. lo and behold, I lost my “spice girls” and Roo-Paul was named. As they got bigger, my chicken fever got worse.

    2 weeks ago I went and bought an Ayam Cemani hen and cockerel. I fell in love with their picture and what research I was able to do. I drove 2 hours to pick up my 2 new birds and when I got home, I showed my new treasures to my husband and kids....along with the 3 chicks I snagged too. 2 were another breed I had fallen in love with (Vorwerk)...needless to say, chicken Matt is real!!!

    I look forward to learning as much as I can and expanding my obsession into SOMETHING productive! Can’t wait to get to know everyone as well!
  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello, @Brandi_RN and :welcome We are so glad to have you join our flock! :jumpy How eggciting that you got new chicks. Ayam Cemanis are very beautiful birds, you are lucky to have them.
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Read. You will learn something. Premium Member Project Manager

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  4. orrpeople

    orrpeople Learning... by making mistakes. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2016
    State of Jefferson
    Sounds like a lot of fun! Glad you joined us here! :)
  5. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie Uninterrupted Prosperity Premium Member

    Feb 28, 2017
    FL. Peninsula
    My Coop
    Hello from sometimes Sunny Florida!
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  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Flock Master

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to BYC, you have corralled some interesting breeds.
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  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Brandi :frow Welcome!

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    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.

    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.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    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 ;)
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  9. Abriana

    Abriana Flock Master

    Apr 26, 2017
    the Swan Pond
    Welcome to BYC!
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  10. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

    Sep 26, 2013
    madison Indiana
    :welcome HI ! Glad to have you aboard .
    Am I allowed to invite others to my thread here ? :oops:
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