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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hiveandhome, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. hiveandhome

    hiveandhome New Egg

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    Hello! I've been lurking here for a long time and finally decided to join. I live in a yurt in Appalachian country with my partner, 4 dogs, 2 house cats, 3 barn cats, a horse, and 12 chickens. We grow organic vegetables, cultivated mushrooms, and have 42 beehives. I'm actually a city girl being from St. Louis, but have found my home here and couldn't be happier. I adore my chickens to a fault and am glad to be part of this community!
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Many of us were lurkers before joining, I was one too! I'm sure you must be very busy with all your animals there! It sounds fantastic and it's great to hear you are loving this lifestyle after coming from the city. Chickens sure are fantastic and the chicken TV is great!

    Wishing you the very best of luck in the future and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. 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.
     
  4. hiveandhome

    hiveandhome New Egg

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    what is this chicken tv you speak of?? lol
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Sitting out and watching the flock going about their business, I spend lots of time out just watching them. Chicken dynamics and pecking orders can be fun to watch :lau
     
  6. hiveandhome

    hiveandhome New Egg

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    Oh yes, definitely! I hang out with my girls and roo for hours just watching them. I have 2 pullets that are new to the flock and so they are separated from the others in the coop. My 2 Ameraucaunas, who are lowest in the pecking order are just pacing to get at the new girls. Their system of hierarchy is fascinating!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I enjoy chicken tv every day myself, lol. They are interesting little animals and it seems there is always something new to learn about them. Glad you are enjoying your birds and other animals.

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions, feel free to ask. There are a lot of friendly, helpful members here to help out.
     
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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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. I'm also a chicken TV subscriber! :lol:
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yes, the system of hierarchy is fascinating but sometimes ruthless. [​IMG]
     
  10. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    No better way to spend a couple of hours IMO. Welcome to our community

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