New Chicken mom

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chickenmom0214, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. Chickenmom0214

    Chickenmom0214 Hatching

    Mar 28, 2017
    Hello, I am a first time Chicken mom! I have an assortment of 12 heavy breed chickens and also 4 Cochin bantams. I love all of them dearly and amazed at how fast they grow. They are 3 weeks today and growing their back feathers this week. I think I'm going to love having my girls around considering I have 3 little human boys and one grown boy around the house. They are my escape from the daily activities.
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2017

  2. 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!

    Sounds like you have a nice assortment of chicks and will make for a fun flock. Yes they do grow VERY fast. Faster than weeds! They are enjoyable at all ages but the chick stage sure is a cute stage.

    Ask any questions you may have and welcome to our roost! :)
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, ChickenMom, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Totally with you on having chickens to escape the details of day to day life! They sure provide a way to unwind.
    You can gain a lot of valuable chicken knowledge by reading the vast array of articles in the Learning Center here:
    And you can chat with some local poultry people in your state thread in this link:
    Good luck with your flock and thank you for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Chicken tv is the best show around! Hope the whole family is enjoying your new flock.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I'm sure your girls will bond with you and tell you how their day has been - some breeds are very chatty. They will also listen to your stories NOT like roosters, who just puff up their chest and crow!! Men !!! Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock [​IMG]
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Chickenmom0214 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    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]

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