New here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Laker Chicks, May 19, 2019.

  1. Laker Chicks

    Laker Chicks In the Brooder

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    Hello! I am new to raising chickens, had them growing up as a kid and remember how fun they were. Finally talked my husband into letting me build a small coop and obtain no more than 10 egg layers. I don't have any chickens yet, I want to educate myself and be fully prepared before I do!
    I'm excited for fresh eggs and I love animals so I'm excited to add some new friends to our family. We have 2 teen daughters who are also excited! We live on a country lake but we don't have a big yard so hopefully I don't become addicted to chickens!


    I found BYC through a search engine as I was looking for answers to my many new chicken mama questions!!
     
  2. Hi! Welcome! I saw your name and wondered if you were a basketball fan. I moved from so cal to Oregon. Go Blazers!

    I am crazy about chickens but have managed to focus a bit and even gave up three!
     
  3. Peachychicken1

    Peachychicken1 Chirping

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    Hi! Welcome...I'm new too..thought I'd say hello!
     
  4. Laker Chicks

    Laker Chicks In the Brooder

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    I'm not really a basketball fan but we live on a lake :) couldn't think of a more clever name at this hour!!
     
  5. Laker Chicks

    Laker Chicks In the Brooder

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    Hello to you, too! We can learn together!!
     
  6. i was kind of kidding. I'm not a fan either although i figure i need to express some loyalty to my new home. ;)
     
  7. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your future flock!
     
  8. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your time here.

    This is a useful link of “How to” BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3. I’d suggest including your location using the guide in the preceding link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  9. Celticdragonfly

    Celticdragonfly Songster

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    Welcome! This is a great place to educate yourself. I joined just a year ago, when backyard chickens became legal in my town, and have been reading and studying and only now have my first chicks.
     
  10. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Hello Laker Chicks.
    Welcome to BYC.
    Nothing can prepare you for the true horror of chickens.;)
     

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