I'm Jason

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chogo7, Sep 20, 2018.

  1. chogo7

    chogo7 In the Brooder

    Sep 19, 2018
    Hello all.
    My name is Jason and I have been wanting to get chickens, goat and sheep for a while now and I think its time to start. I live in Denham Springs, Louisiana outside of the city limits. I am either a farmer at heart or a survivalist by any means. Some of the things I know and have done are carpentry, plumbing, electrical, very light auto mechanic work, knifesmithing, swordsmithing, learning coding in Java and now ... farming.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes, no chickens right now.

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

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    I am seeking Rhode Island Reds, Barred Rock, and maybe another breed but I have not decided on that one yet. I am taking suggestions.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    A long time ago I did a search and found you all easily but was only researching. Even then you all have helped me out a lot which is why I am becoming a member now. You all are great help by the way.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    swordsmithing, kifesmithing, carpentry, basically working with my hands. I am soon to be a pastor but can help anyone with any questions or study of the Bible now. Just ask in a message.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I am married (Jill) with two kids (Colston 7, Eden 9). I am not working right now because of a fully torn left rotator cuff and an almost fully torn right rotator cuff. I am not one to push Jesus on anyone but will gladly talk with anyone about Him if they want more information. I stand firm in my faith and am unwavering.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community?
    Look back at #4. It's been about 3 years since I first say BYC. I gave it no second though and clicked off of the forum. It was not the information I was seeking at the time. A year ago, I saw BYC again and spent some time and it was then I realized that it truly WAS the information I was seeking the first time.
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  2. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

    Aug 20, 2015
    Smith County, TN
    Hi Jason and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya

    Very nice intro...
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  3. chogo7

    chogo7 In the Brooder

    Sep 19, 2018
    Thanks. You all have been helping me since before I was a member and God kept bringing me right back to you all. So, I figured I would sign up and have fun. Thanks for having me.
  4. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hi Jason and welcome to BYC

    On this link you'll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping birds - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. 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.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archives

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3- You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
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  5. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
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  6. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

    Jun 26, 2014
    Corning, NY
    Howdy Jason! :frow Welcome to our FUN-omenal Flock!
    Make yourself at home and have lots of FUN!
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  7. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

    Jul 29, 2017
    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hi Jason, Welcome to Backyard chickens :frow
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  9. HeavensHens88

    HeavensHens88 Remembering the Forgotten

    May 17, 2015
    on a major memory trip
    Welcome to BYC, Jason! :frow

    Fantastic to see that God and Google are on our side in the matter of recruits. :lol: Also, what an awesome path you're taking as an aspiring pastor! :D

    Here's hoping that you find our community to be overflowing with all the poultry info you could ever be in need of- and maybe you'll make a few lasting acquaintances along the way. :highfive:
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  10. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

    Jul 6, 2016
    NW Washington state
    Welcome, Jason, nice to have you as a new member of the community. Enjoy exploring the website and hope to see you joining in the conversations and starting your own.
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