I’ve “Stalked” This Page For Years...’bout Time I Joined.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BatChickCrazy83, Nov 11, 2019.

  1. BatChickCrazy83

    BatChickCrazy83 Chirping

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    AEE7B12F-7668-4D60-9ABD-DDA406ACEE48.jpeg 8DB6EBEB-7346-4A57-B4C3-072856AF7B60.jpeg You could say I am “new” to BYC from an “official” stand point, but BYC is far from “new” to me! I have been the “creeper” peeking in through the windows of the internet, utilizing the the great wisdom passed down from BYC chicken enthusiast to another...shamefully, for YEARS. I am coming clean now, in my first, introductory. I hope that in the near future, I can atone for my “selfishness” by at LEAST giving back to this great community, some of the wisdom I have gleaned off of this site (and from “experience” ) for the last, many years. Here I will answer a few questions about myself:

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    Depends on what you consider “new” (sorry, that’s the wannabe “Sociology Major” in me speaking.) I’ve been incubating and raising flocks for over 5 years.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    = 2 in chicken math.
    = IDK in human math.

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    Blue Cochins
    Lavender Orpingtons
    Silver-laced Polish
    RIR
    Buff Orpingtons
    Serama
    Ameraucanas
    Black Australorps
    Easter Eggers
    Too many breeds to list...


    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?

    I LOVE their personalities. They are so entertaining to watch.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Horses, rescuing animals, raising 3 daughters, learning foreign languages & helping others in my community.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I have a wonderful husband from Guatemala who LOVES animals like me , 3 beautiful daughters and 3 beautiful step-daughters (4 = teenagers right now ‍♀️ - Lawd have mercy), 5 rescue horses, 3 rescue ferrets, 8 rescue dogs, 4 rescue cats. You can say we like “rescuing things” and giving them a loving home.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? :D


    I have known BYC ever since I bought my first high production reds through many Google searches asking questions that would lead to threads on here.

    I finally joined because it’s about time to give back a little from all of the help this site has given to me! Love BYC!!!

    ~Rebekah
     
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  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello, Rabekah, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    You must have to work an extra job to feed just the animals let alone the human kids! :lol:
     
  3. BatChickCrazy83

    BatChickCrazy83 Chirping

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    Thank you!
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Raven steals Christmas

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    Hello Rebekah and welcome to BYC! :frow

    Lots of us lurked before joining. :p We are so glad you decided to take the plunge and join! Pull up a roost bar and enjoy the poultry chat. :)
     
  5. BullChick

    BullChick Enslaved by a Duckling

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  6. 9SpiceyChickens

    9SpiceyChickens Crowing

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    There's plenty of horse people here, don't you worry!
     
  7. TwoShepherds

    TwoShepherds Songster

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    Hello and welcome! I'm glad you joined the forum. Would love to see pictures of your flock and other animals if you find the time to post any. :)
     
  8. Welcome! There is no shame in lurking. I look forward to your insights on chicken keeping.

    -fellow “rescuer”
     
  9. N F C

    N F C thankful

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    :welcome

    Thanks for coming out of lurker mode so we could 'meet' you!
     
  10. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. I see I'm not the only one who's a back seat driver.
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