I'm a newbie!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CrazyQueen, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. CrazyQueen

    CrazyQueen New Egg

    Jun 9, 2016
    Hello members,
    I'm new to chickens. I've always wanted to have some. We bought two roosters 2 months ago. (I told you I was a newbie!) They were sold to me as blue laced red wyandottes. They are beautiful. I bought 2 because I didn't want just one to be lonely. Boy have I learned a lot about roosters in two months. I believe pecking order is finally established, fingers crossed. The man I got them from recommended this website to me. I have been married 32 years and our kids "flew the coop", so we've replaced them with chickens. We also have 2 cats (who love the chickens). My hobbies are gardening, mosaics and glass fusing. My husband and I are both retired....The Crazy Queen
  2. jackandnick

    jackandnick Out Of The Brooder

    May 4, 2016
    Welcome! I'm pretty new to this site as well. I've seen pictures of the type of chickens you have and they're beautiful!! I have Buff Orpingtons, 5 of them, all ladies. Their eggs are delicious! They are my sweet girls and they have now quit laying and are my gorgeous lawn ornaments! I live in the mountains, have one husband, one sweet son, 2 cats, 2 dogs, 2 gerbils, and 7 ducks. I also love gardening, although it's pretty much confined to a greenhouse at 9000 feet!
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens, nice to have you join us.
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and [​IMG] - glad that you have joined us. Getting roos by mistake is the best reason going to get some girls - good way to start [​IMG]

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    There are quite a few threads on different hobbies / interests outside chickens, so feel free to check any out that may take your fancy.

    All the best
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! Roosters always turn out to be my favourite flock members. They have so much personality. Enjoy the site!
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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

    Roosters can be very enjoyable to keep as long as they DO settle into a pecking order and aren't too aggressive with you. Nothing better than the sound of dualing rooster crows in the morning!!

    Enjoy all your poultry adventures and welcome to our flock! :)

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