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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by daesee, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. daesee

    daesee Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm a new BYC member in California - SF Bay/Tri Valley area. Although my husband raised chickens as a kid, and I've done a few school incubation/hatching projects, this is our first stab at a tiny suburban backyard flock.

    We had a bit of a rocky start with a few not so healthy feed store chicks, then a devastating hawk attack [​IMG], but we seem to be having great luck with our current SL Wyandotte and Barred Rock pullets. We hope to add a few more pullets soon and are looking forward to eggs this spring.

    I've found this site incredibly helpful the last several years and want to thank all of you for posting on everything from worming chickens, incubating eggs, coop design, predator protection, etc. It's wealth of information. I'm getting the acronyms down (DE, BOSS and my SLW pullet), I just need to figure out this forum and thread thing!

    I look forward to participating, meeting other "chicken people" and continuing to learn!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Keep plugging at it. After a while the forum is actually quite easy to navigate. So glad that you have joined.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. clfromok

    clfromok Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes youre right-the peeps here are so friendly & helpful. I'm new & so thankful to have found BYC
    Welcome & happy new year!
     
  7. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  8. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Welcome to BYC glad you joined. :)
     
  9. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no! Don't give up hope, chickens are really fun! I've been raising them for almost 15 years and I love them! Welcome to the BYC flock!
     
  10. daesee

    daesee Out Of The Brooder

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    No chance in giving up . We are quitre attached to the two little girls we have now and in fact I'm trying to convince my husband to build a larger coop! Wish we had a larger yard too!
     

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