I'm New Here - Hi Y'all!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lilakc, Nov 20, 2017.

  1. lilakc

    lilakc In the Brooder

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    Hello everyone - I am new to the forum as a poster, although I have lurked here for a LONG time. Here goes....
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    We got our first chickens over 2 years ago by ordering 7 chicks by mail. We have since then expanded our flock, learned by trial and error, gotten much information from Backyard Chickens (thanks!), and built chicken pens and coops aplenty.

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

    We currently have 12 chickens in two age ranges - grown adults and younger adults.

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    We have 2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Rhode Island Reds, 2 Silver Laced Wyandottes, 1 Speckled Sussex, 1 Black Australorp, 1 White Leghorn, 1 Cornish Cross, and 2 Red Ranger mixes. All are hens except for one very nice rooster.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

    Internet search for advice about raising chickens.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    We enjoy farmwork, gardening, woodworking, and sewing.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    We live on a small farm with the 12 chickens, 4 horses (2 Arabians and 2 mustangs), 2 dogs, 7 cats, and 4 people.
     
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  2. MairyMai

    MairyMai Songster

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    Welcome to BYC, I am so happy that you have joined!
     
  3. Silkiesarefluffydinos

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    Welcome to BYC!!!!!:thumbsup:welcome:welcome:woot
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home!
     
  5. N F C

    N F C you heard the cat, smile! Premium Member Project Manager

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    :welcome

    I guess you know your way around here by now, so just want to say hello!
     
  6. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Enabler Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC:frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya Glad you came out of the shadows. :yesss:
     
  7. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Enlightened Premium Member Project Manager

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  8. Hope Hughes

    Hope Hughes Crossing the Road Premium Member

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    Hello:frow
    Welcome to BYC!!
    So glad to have you here!!
    Thanks for sharing your story!!
    There are many people on here that are ready to help in anyway they can!
    The learning center also has alot of great information on it as well!
    Enjoy!:wee
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  10. TwinsLoveChicks

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    Welcome to BYC! :woot
     

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