New and grateful for this BYC resource

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DawneB, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. DawneB

    DawneB Just Hatched

    May 19, 2016
    Howdy Peeps,
    We're new to keeping chickens. My name is Dawne and my husbands name is Barry. We live in Redford twp, MI (a suburb of Detroit)

    We bought our bantam chicks at TSC on 3/19. (Straight run, box scooped by employee) They were 1-3 days old. The brooder was an old bathtub in our cold room in the basement. Barry built and extraordinary coop & run.

    We luckily ended up with 2 Roos (silver duck wing who started crowing at 1.5 mo old! & a calico Cochin who's only been crowing for 3 wks now) 4 pullets ( silver duckwing, 2 golden seabrights & 1 mixed with feathered legs/foot.)

    I've used the breeds page to identify the Seabrights and the "???? Breed" forum to identify the others(so greatful for those that helped.)

    Now I'm off to go give the "babies" (Cesar, Nugget, Little, Strip, Parm, Fried) a handful of mulberries

    Cheers Y'all,
  2. GardenBird

    GardenBird Just Hatched

    Jun 22, 2016
    Hello, and welcome from another newbie! Best wishes from me to you in hopes that your raising goes great!
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome Dawne

    Glad you could join us here on BYC! Congratulations on getting your chicken journey started :clap
    Love the name you have given and you sure do sound like you are enjoying them. Good on Barry building you a fab coop and run. We have a coop contest running right now that you might like to enter ~
    How to create a coop page and enter the contest is all in the first post.

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your birds in the future. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
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  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Love the names of your babies. LOL So cute! You have definitely come to the right place for all the fun and learning.

    Give those babies some huggies from all of us here on BYC and welcome to our flock! :)
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  5. Jucodeo

    Jucodeo The Sky is Falling!

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    @DawneB as so many others have told you welcome to BYC! I would like to welcome you to our roost here and to tell you I am sooooo happy you joined us here! Your flock sounds very interesting and a great variety. I am excited to hear that you already have a feel for our forum since you were able to find the Breed Forum. Since you are new I am going to leave you the link to our Learning Center there you will find a bunch of helpful articles for old and new chicken owners. This link has helped new people such as yourselves and even the most experienced on our site. I hope you enjoy it here and feel free to wonder the forums ask as many questions as you wish and just have fun! I hope you and your flock are doing great and enjoying the Summer. Have a great day!
    Justin [​IMG]
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hi Dawne, nice to meet you. Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock.
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  7. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

    Apr 11, 2010

    Cute names! I use the name...Littles for all of the little ones that I hatch. I will peek into their brooder and say...Whatcha doin in there huh? Whatcha doin littles. (can you hear me saying this now..with the baby voice) [​IMG]
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  8. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] As you can see ^ the people here at BYC are all very friendly, they're also very knowledgeable and are always willing to help out - It's what makes the community here so great! Glad you're now apart of it, welcome to the flock [​IMG] Cya around!
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  9. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2015
    Hello, and welcome to BYC! The people here are the nicest, most helpful folks you will meet. Sounds like you are in for a good time with your new chicks. When you have questions, don't hesitate to ask. :cd
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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
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