New Chicken Mama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dobbisha, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. dobbisha

    dobbisha In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2017
    Upstate South Carolina
    Good morning!
    My name is Shannon and I am from Upstate South Carolina. I am married with three kids and this is our first flock! Our chicks are a month old. We have three Barred Rocks and three Tetra Browns. We wanted to start our own backyard chicken flock for the eggs. We spend nearly $5/dozen for farm fresh eggs from our local co-op and thought it would be more fun and cost effective to raise a flock of our own. I never dreamed that our chicks would be so social and each have a distinctive personality. We've fallen in love! It is a family affair, everyone is helping out in some way to help care for and raise the chicks. It's been a great experience so far!

    I look forward to learning more and getting to know everyone!


  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted

    Apr 3, 2017
    My Coop
    [​IMG] glad you could join us!!
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Shannon, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Glad you are raising your own egg layers and have discovered the joys of chicken ownership! It truly is something for the whole family!
    If you'd like you can chat with some fellow SC poultry folks in your state thread here:
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]

  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member 5 Years

    G’Day from down under Shannon [​IMG] 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.

    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 [​IMG]
  6. dobbisha

    dobbisha In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2017
    Upstate South Carolina
    Thank you all for the welcome! It's great to be here! There is so much great information for this newbie, and reassurance. It's a great community! I'm glad I found it!
  7. Cntry1958

    Cntry1958 Songster

    Mar 16, 2017
    Somewhere in Maryland
    Welcome to BYC

    I bet the kids are loving the chicks. Chicks are so lovable and the more you handle them the more friendly they usually become.

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