New from Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Thorr40, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. Thorr40

    Thorr40 New Egg

    Mar 22, 2017
    The last time I was around a flock of chickens I was a kid at my grandparents. Now that I have retired from the Army and with the help from my neighbor I am starting my own this year. They will be Rhode Island Reds. Eventually I would like to raise Dorking's. All that being said I am sure I will have a lot of questions, just to make sure I am doing it right.
    Thanks, Tom
  2. vachick15

    vachick15 Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC! I hope you like it here and learn lots!
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Tom, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined BYC and thank you for your military service! If you'd like, the Learning Center is a treasure trove of useful information on the form of many articles on almost every chicken related subject - it is well worth checking out!

    And if you'd like to chat with fellow Michigan poultry folks, find your state thread in the link below and say howdy:

    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Tom. Thank you sincerely for your time in service. Hope you will enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do.
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Tom, it's nice to have you here! I've raised RIR's before and really liked them...they have a lot of personality and are very good layers. I hope you'll enjoy yours as much as I did mine.

    Thanks for joining us!
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    As you have already received some links to 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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