Just got my first chicks for my birthday!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TexasMedows, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. TexasMedows

    TexasMedows New Egg

    Mar 23, 2016
    Hi. My name is Randa, and I'm from Baytown, TX.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you get your first chicken?
    Yes, yesterday.

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

    4, but 18 on the way next month

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    Currently: 2 Golden Sex Links, 2 Golden Wyandotte
    Next Month: 5 White Leghorns, 5 Barred Rock, 5 RIR, 3 White Crested Black Polish (not sexed)

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

    Researching the different breeds online, and came across it.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Baking, crafting, horse riding, working out, sports (MMA, roller derby)

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

    I live on 2.75 acre patch of land with my fiance, Dustin, our indoor mini pigs, Buttercup and Westley, and our horse, Hickory.
    I am an electrical engineer, but hope to be a stay at home mom eventually.
    We just started with the chickens, and our next project is a garden. We hope to live a more sustainable and healthy lifestyle and look forward to raising our kids and grandkids in such a way.
  2. 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]

    You sure have come to the right place for all the fun and learning!

    Feel free to ask around the forums if you have any questions. And stop by our Learning Center too for some great articles to help you along as well.... https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    So pull up a roost bar and make yourself at home. Welcome to our flock!

    Oh and Happy Birthday!!! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2016
  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright Randa, [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]

    BYC has a very useful Learning Center [​IMG]
  4. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

    Jun 4, 2015
    Wild, Wild West
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2016
  5. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

    Apr 6, 2014
    Welcome to BYC!!
  6. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Congrats on your birthday chicks, nice present!

    If you like to bake, come see us over on the home baker's thread (the link is at the bottom of my posts).

    It's nice to have you here!
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  8. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 14, 2010
    Hardy Township, OH
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens. Glad you joined the flock [​IMG]. When your chicks are 6-8 weeks or so - you can post any questionable ones,photos at "what breed or gender is this,"

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