New flock in Florence AL.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lafaye616, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. lafaye616

    lafaye616 New Egg

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    Hi, my name is Patricia. I am brand new to raising chickens. I found this site while I was doing my research before I started my flock. I am married. We have 3 kids, 4 dogs, a bunch of gerbils, and now 17 chickens!

    I have 4 grown hens, an Aruacana, a Cinnamon Queen, a Barred White Plymoth, and a Dominique. I have a grown rooster, an Australorp. And I just hatch 12 chicks on the 2nd. They are crosses from an Aruacana and a Buff Orphinton. My avatar is one on my new chicks.

    I am so excited about my flock and it is all I have been talking about lately, so I figured I would jump on here an talk about them. Maybe ya'll won't get as sick of hearing about them as everyone I work with has. I look forward to learning as much as I can, and getting as much advice as I can. I have already had to handle splayed leg with one of my chicks. I got the advice from the forum here and he is walking around just fine now! I will be sure to post a thank you on that thread!
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Praticia

    Glad you could join the flock! That's a lovely mixed flock you have there and congratulations on your new chicks :celebrate
    I too love incubating and hatching. You just can't beat watching that new life emerge into the world.
    You have come to the right place here for all the chicken chat. Nobody will get bored of it!! I too have friends who think I'm just chicken crazy! It's amazing how the coversation can become chicken related.

    Good luck with your flock and chicks in the future. Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Raising chickens is a wonderful experience for children. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  5. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. :frow
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Very nice to meet you Patricia, glad BYC has already been helpful to you. Welcome to the flock [​IMG]
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  8. lafaye616

    lafaye616 New Egg

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    Thank y'all for all the warm welcomes!
     
  9. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hi Patricia, [​IMG]

    We talk chicken (ducks, geese, turkeys, quail, etc.) all day long here so you'll never get anyone here tired of hearing about your birds.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     

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