New and excited

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Simplyrla, Apr 7, 2018.

  1. Simplyrla

    Simplyrla In the Brooder

    Mar 31, 2018
    Southwest Missouri
    I am 63 years and embarking on a new adventure of raising chickens. I adopted my 5 chicks about 2 weeks ago and immediately had questions I didn't see answered in the books I had been reading. In a panic I started googling which led me to backyard chickens .What a wonderful informative friendly site!
    I am looking foward to watching my chicks grow and to find out what breed they are. I told the hatchery helper I knew I wanted pullets but would like an assortment of breeds for variety and fun. In my excitement I didn't ask what breed they were .
    Other interests I have are gardening, crocheting and sewing.
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
  3. OF65

    OF65 Chirping

    Feb 7, 2018
    Welcome.. you have entered addiction in the later part of your life!! But it is healthy in that you have enjoyment! Eggs and meat if you go that route. Although I have had chickens most of my life these are the first ones I have time to enjoy. Go out in the yard and they come running, very helpful in the garden...

    Lots of info enjoy!
  4. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

    Aug 20, 2015
    Smith County, TN
    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
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  5. 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! :)
  6. Flockandfowl46

    Flockandfowl46 Crowing

    Mar 28, 2018
    Southwest Virginia USA
    Welcome to BYC!!! Hope you love it as much as I do :wee
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  7. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    Enjoy your time here at BYC!! :woot
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad you joined us at Backyard chickens :ya
  9. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hello and congratulations on getting your chicks! I hope you enjoy BYC :thumbsup
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Simplyrla :frowWelcome and Congratulations! :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, 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:
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