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

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    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

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    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

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    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

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    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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