Little about me and my small backyard chicken flock!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenkeeperUS, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. chickenkeeperUS

    chickenkeeperUS Chirping

    Jul 31, 2014
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I had chickens for about 5 years now? We just got our first rooster though a couple months ago, so I am super excited about that. I always wanted a rooster with chickens.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    I have a rooster and about 8 hens.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    I have quite a few different breeds.

    (4) How did you find out about
    Just searched online about chicken groups and such and this came up.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Besides chicken keeping my other huge hobby is keeping pet fish :)

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

    Hi there. I have a pretty decent big sized backyard hence why we got chickens. We split the backyard into two sections. One side is just for the chickens/us and the other side is for our dogs to roam around. I have two dogs and a cat. I also have hermit crabs and 3 freshwater fish tanks and one salt water tank. I love keeping chickens because they are so relaxing to watch and I love getting different colors and breeds. We don't eat or kill our chickens. We have them for their eggs and they are our pets. The hens we have right now are pretty old so we are going to have to order new ones pretty soon. Just having chickens walking around in my backyard is so nice to see.
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  2. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
  4. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    :frowHello and welcome to BYC! It’s great to have you here. I hope you enjoy the site!
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Chicken TV is the best - no reruns, full color, new shows every day, no cable or satellite bills- what's not to like?
  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  7. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    Enjoy your chooks! :D
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  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

    Jan 10, 2013
    :welcome so glad you have joined us.

    Do investigate adding to your flock to be able to add the newbies.
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  9. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

    Dec 12, 2013

    It's nice to have you here, thanks for joining us! Chicken tv is so relaxing and fun too:D
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under chickenkeeperUS :frow Welcome!

    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.

    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 ;)
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