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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NurseB, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. NurseB

    NurseB In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Yes! I am a new chicken owner! We just got them around the end of May!
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    We have 6, hoping for more!
    (3) What breeds do you have?
    I have bantam Cochins! 4 different colors!
    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    I always search questions and this is always my go to for answers!
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I love bird watching, building things, gardening and being outside
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I have 4 daughters, a son, and 3 stepsons. We have 2 chihuahuas and expecting little puppies hopefully in about 1.5 months. We also have 4 Pekin ducks that I believe one is a buff duck. We live on about 7 acres and all our animals are completely free range. We love our little home filled with blackberries, mulberries and raspberries. I’m glad to be a memeber here and share our little journey with our first “farm”!
     

  2. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie Flocks Happen Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hope you will enjoy Backyard Chickens as much as we do :ya
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC

    On this link you'll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping birds - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. If you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

    Here’s a link to general links and the different forums on BYC - https://www.backyardchickens.com/misc/quick-navigation-menu

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

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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  5. tjo804

    tjo804 Crowing

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    :welcomeSounds like you are having a great start. Any pics? I have bantam Cochins myself. As well as LF Cochins. Great and friendly breed

    Good luck to your farm
     
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  6. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Free Ranging

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    :frow Hello and congratulations on getting your chickens! Please make yourself at home and enjoy the site :D
     
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  7. NurseB

    NurseB In the Brooder

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    I do! I love them all!! Here’s a few pics! I’ll have to get some betters ones and more recent one ☺️
     

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  8. tjo804

    tjo804 Crowing

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    They are fabulous!
     
  9. tjo804

    tjo804 Crowing

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    20180304_134102.jpg This is my bantam Cochin rooster, Lulu he is very sweet 4 years old now.
     
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  10. @NataliesBackyardChickens

    @NataliesBackyardChickens Chirping

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    I like the frizzy one. What are their names? So cute!! :love
     
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