NC Newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Harrelltn93, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. Hi everyone! I’m new to raising chickens myself but not new to chickens per say. I’m definitely still learning the ropes and every bit of info is like gold so I look forward to getting some useful info, tips and tricks from y’all! My current flock consists of: 1 New Hampshire Red Rooster, 2 American game hens (+2 chicks that one hatched last night ), 2 Silkie mix hens, 2 EE hens, 2 EE pullets, 2 Buff Orpington pullets, 2 Silver Spangled Hamburg straight run chicks, 1 OEG bantam straight run chick and 1 Frizzle Cochin bantam straight run chick My chickens are free range but roost in a coop (aside from my roo and 2 game hens... They were my first chickens that I acquired as adults and apparently they are already set in their ways about roosting in the trees). I also have a mouser/barn cat, who I think my rooster is actually in love with and a loyal property defender, my German Shepherd
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2018
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
  3. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  4. chickenmom22

    chickenmom22 Chirping

    Mar 12, 2018
    Welcome to the forum!!:thumbsup
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop
    Welcome Cool.gif

    There is a lot to learn about chicken on here! Check out the articles
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Sounds like your flock is doing well.
  7. Smuvers Farm

    Smuvers Farm Melvin Up the Taterhole

    Feb 16, 2017
    TN/Western KY Border

    Glad you're here !

    A must have for your poultry is a FIRST AID KIT for any issues that would arise. (
    It's definitely better to have it and not need it rather than need it and not have it.

    Also, make sure your coop(s) have a proper amount of VENTILATION. ( Your chickens will absolutely thank you for it!

    One last thing, if you're into gardening, feel free to join this years SEED SWAP (
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Harrelltn.. :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 ;)

    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:
  9. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens, We also love our 17 year old GSD
    What state are in ? great starting flock there
    Harrelltn93, 007Sean and ronott1 like this.
  10. I’m in The piedmont area of North Carolina :) GSDs are the best! I’ve had them my whole life and they have all been amazing dogs all around.
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