Introduction! Hiya

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BrittAppalachia, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. BrittAppalachia

    BrittAppalachia In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Hi everyone, my name is Britt and I live in western North Carolina with my partner. We've been raising chickens for a little over a year now and jut recently got a new round of chicks and ducklings.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We began with four and have lost two over the last year, one just recently, sadly. But we have 3 gawky teenage chicks to look forward to adding to our tiny flock soon.

    (3) What breeds do you have? We have a Golden-laced Wyandotte (how do you pronounce this? - I never learned, hah) and an easter egger. We recently got two Silver-laced and one Welsummer. As for our ducks, I'm pretty positive we've got a drake Peking, and two females, one Indian Runner and a Blue Swedish (but, again, I'm not sure -- they're from the "assorted" TSC bin).

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? I've been frantically searching for answers since circa early 2017.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? I'm a student of literature in the beautiful Smokey Mountains, so reading, hiking, napping are some of my favorite hobbies when I'm not working, studying or taking care of chickens, ducks, or dogs.
     
  2. Jamie Molihan

    Jamie Molihan Songster

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    Helol and congrats on the teenagers!
     
  3. Rocky Rhodes

    Rocky Rhodes Songster

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    :welcomeGlad you joined us. :frowWyandotte = Wine-dot.:highfive:
     
  4. BrittAppalachia

    BrittAppalachia In the Brooder

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    Thank you!!!
     
  5. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie 4D Personality

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    :welcome

    I'm glad you joined! I hope you enjoy BYC as much as we do!
     
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

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    Howdy :frow

    We're so glad to have you here at BYC!
    WELCOME and enjoy your time here with us. :)
     
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  8. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Free Ranging

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    Hello and :welcome Great to have you in the flock!
     
  9. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Enlightened Premium Member Project Manager

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    :welcome
    :yesss: We are glad you joined this flock!
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member 5 Years

    G'Day from down under Britt :frowWelcome!

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    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out. There are some down the bottom of the page which are duck specific.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock and/or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    You may be interested in these links:
     

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