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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Feathery, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. Feathery

    Feathery New Egg

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    ...and a little nervous. [​IMG] I just bought a little coop and fixing it up a bit. When it is ready, a friend will give us three of their Buff Orpington hens. Hoping we do alright with them...so much to learn! I am happy to have found this site and will be a regular here as I start my chicken adventure. I live in the city and have a small yard but I keep hearing it is possible to have chickens in a small area so we'll see how that goes!
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    So pleased you could join the flock! No need to be nervous everyone here to help and everyone was new once too :hugs
    Here is a nice section of the learning centre for you to check out https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens
    Has lots of great articles on getting started with chickens. Also be sure to ask any questions you may have, always a helping hand available. Hope you enjoy BYC and good luck with your new chickens :frow
     
  3. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is loads of useful information there. Buff Orpingtons are a wonderful breed. I've raised them for years, and they are hardy, calm and gentle (my children, and now my granddaughter, made lap pets of them), and good layers of large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your BOs.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Enjoy this new journey you are on and welcome to our flock!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.

    Good luck with your future flock! I've never kept Buff Orpingtons, but I've heard that they are very good layers and have excellent temperaments!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] We're glad you joined us!

    Good luck with your future flock!
     
  9. Feathery

    Feathery New Egg

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    What a nice welcome! After I posted I read a few forums then started working around the house...then came back to find such a nice welcome. I believe I found the right place to learn and to ask questions - thank you [​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens, so glad you joined the flock.
     

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