New Chicken Mom

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mangiamamma, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. Mangiamamma

    Mangiamamma In the Brooder

    1
    8
    14
    Mar 11, 2018
    Hi! I'm Nanci and we love in Oregon. We bought a new home in November, and it came with an amazing chicken coop. I've wanted chickens for a long time, so it was very exciting for me to have this as part of our property.
    We just ordered our first chicks, and we'll be picking them up His Wednesday. We will have 3 Rhode Island Reds and 3 Barred Plymouth Rock.
    I've been checking out all the great information on BackYardChickens.com, but I waited until I knew for sure that we were committing to being chicken owners until joining.
    My husband is a retired carpenter, and we've been married for over 30 years. We have four awesome young adult kids with a future daughter in law coming this summer!
    I love to cook and see plus I work with my mom in our machine quilting business. I also have an Etsy shop.
    I'm super excited about being a new chicken mom!
     
    ronott1, rjohns39, 007Sean and 5 others like this.
  2. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

    15,852
    37,104
    1,137
    Sep 26, 2017
    Central New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC Nanci! :woot It’s so great of you to join us! You will love having chickens! :hugs
     
    ronott1, rjohns39, 007Sean and 3 others like this.
  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    66,084
    268,419
    1,912
    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    Welcome to Backyardchickens.com aka BYC! :frow
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock.
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


    CURRENT COOP CONTEST click here >>#1

    The 9th Annual BYC Easter Hatchalong!
     
  4. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

    1,193
    5,733
    566
    Apr 28, 2010
    NW Washington State
    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you here!
     
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under Nanci :frow Welcome and Congratulations! :clap

    I am pleased you delurked and 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.

    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.

    BYC has a Learning Centre and also 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 ;)

    Best wishes and good luck!
     
    ronott1, rjohns39, 007Sean and 3 others like this.
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    114,169
    118,826
    1,847
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    :welcome:yesss:
     
    ronott1, Plip, rjohns39 and 2 others like this.
  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    42,646
    89,925
    1,497
    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello Nanci and welcome to our community. You'll find threads on cooking, baking and quilting- just use the search function.
     
    ronott1, Plip, rjohns39 and 1 other person like this.
  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    19,473
    101,722
    1,512
    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
    ronott1, Plip and rjohns39 like this.
  9. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

    19,788
    98,316
    1,497
    Aug 20, 2015
    Smith County, TN
    Hi Nanci and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya
     
    ronott1, Plip and 007Sean like this.
  10. Nyla

    Nyla Crowing

    1,432
    2,397
    286
    Jan 3, 2017
    Northwest, Indiana
    :welcomeSo happy you could join us! There is tons of awesome information and amazingly nice people to help you along the way!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: