Mine will be the most spoiled of all the chickens.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BelleHartChicks, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. BelleHartChicks

    BelleHartChicks Chirping

    Mar 25, 2018
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I will be new to chickens! We’ve just bought our first home and it has a nice big yard perfect for generous coop and run. My plan is to learn as much as I can now, build a coop this fall and get our first flock next spring.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? None, but I’m hoping to start with 4-5.

    (3) What breeds do you have? None yet! We want layers, with a relatively friendly temperament. Suggestions welcome.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? It’s been the top hit on all of my chicken google searches (which have been many and great since closing on our house )

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? I live in the beautiful Driftless region of Southwest Wisconsin and most enjoy summer days in the woods of our great state parks. I also love to travel (what qualities do you look for in a good chicken sitter?!), eat good food, take in theater, and binge Netflix like any good millennial (currently making my way through The Office for the 37th time).

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I’m sure I’ll love my chickens, but my first love will always be my 13 year old baby (pictured). My second love is my spouse (he understands this ranking). I’m an ordained clergy woman in a progressive Christian denomination. I’m currently answering these questions to further procrastinate on the work of Holy Week.

  2. Kessel23

    Kessel23 Hi Bug

    Feb 6, 2018
    Hi Hannah
  3. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

    Jul 29, 2017
    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under BelleHartChicks :frowWelcome and Congratulations on your new home! :clap

    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 when they arrive or more of your adorable fur baby, 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:
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I bet you can't hold off getting chickens till next spring. YOU KNOW you want them! ;)
    Check out your local Craig's list, people often find coops sometimes with the chickens very reasonable or free. Also dog run panels - a quick way to set up a run. Yes, I am an enabler - we all are at Backyard chickens.:gig
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
    :loveyour puppy!:D
  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello and welcome to BYC. I wish you the best of luck with your planning :fl
    KikisGirls, 007Sean and Joeschooks like this.
  8. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    A very warm welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
    KikisGirls and 007Sean like this.
  9. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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