New Chicken owner in VA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DeHolbrook, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. DeHolbrook

    DeHolbrook In the Brooder

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    Good morning all,

    Aside from chickens being on the farms my wife and I grew up on, we're new. We bought three Leghorns and three Road Island Red hens the last week of April.

    I found out about BYC the old fashioned way, card catalog. Just kidding... it was Google. Or Bing... can hardly keep them straight.

    My other hobbies are primarily reading and yardwork... not much else I can think of.

    My wife and youngest daughter (almost 20) are caring for them. Aside from the chicks, a feral-ish cat hangs out around my backyard and I feed her/him from time to time.

    We got the chickens primarily for eggs. We're looking into and considering getting a hen later to breed but that's a later consideration. We're going to get our feet wet for a while first.

    Hope that's enough info about me for now and I look forward to hearing from some of the "old hats" on here! It would be really cool to meet up with others in my area!
     
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Card catalog....:lau

    Welcome to BYC!

    Check here:Virginia
     
  3. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    Hello,

    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!!
    Thank you very much for joining!!

    I hope you have fun here!
    -The Angry Hen
     
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  4. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    :welcome
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    So glad you could join our community! Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions about anything, feel free to ask.

    Welcome to our roost! :)
     
  6. DeHolbrook

    DeHolbrook In the Brooder

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    Thank you so much! That looks like it's going to be really helpful!
     
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  7. DeHolbrook

    DeHolbrook In the Brooder

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    I love that quote!!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens. Card catalog. That cracks me up too. About 10 years ago I walked into a suburban library, thinking I could browse magazines & books. Boy what a surprise - they had computers everywhere. I am not a techy.
    and discs or cd's I'm not sure what they were called but, I was very upset that libraries have changed so much. I love to HOLD a book and read them. Not have a Kindle device. Weird
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    PS if you put your state name in the search box, it should come up. Then you can post and see if any "Old timers," live near you. Great way to meet other chickeners.
     
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  10. vachick15

    vachick15 Free Ranging

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    :welcome
     
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