I'm a beginner with little experience!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hicksfamily, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. I am quite new to chickens, and will be getting three pullets in Spring.
    I do not have any chickens right now.
    I will be getting the following breeds:
    Plymouth Rock
    Lavender Orpington
    Blue bantam Cochin

    I found out about backyardchickens.com by browsing the internet while looking for chicken help and support.
    My others hobbies are soccer, writing, and art. I would like to become a Veterinarian in the future.
    My family consists of five people. My dad, mom, 2 brothers, and I. I have five other pets. 2 cats, 2 dogs, and 1 lizard. I work three days a week as a paper girl (I just started middle school)
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC. Go to the 'Learning Center' at the top of the page, search the forums and question away. Good luck when you get your birds.
  3. hennible

    hennible Crowing

    Welcome to BYC
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC!
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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

    You picked some nice breeds!! Definitely stop by our learning center to help you with your new birds. All kinds of articles on all the aspects of keeping chickens...https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    If you have any further questions, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock!
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. You've picked some very friendly, gentle, and docile breeds. My children made lap pets out of our Orpingtons and Cochins. If you are getting bantam Cochins, I would not personally mix them in with the Plymouth Rocks and Orpingtons as they will likely take a battering from the larger birds. You might want to consider getting standard sized Cochins instead. Not only will they mix fine with the other two breeds, but you will get larger eggs from them as well. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your flock.
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I love your avatar!
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2015

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