New Member from NC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by blackdog043, Feb 19, 2017.

  1. blackdog043

    blackdog043 Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 19, 2017
    Charlotte, NC
    Hi, I'm Bill from Denver NC,

    I'm starting up again with chickens. We relocated to NC 11 years ago from PA. I used to house about 25 chickens, a pygmy goat and a couple of babydoll southdown sheep, which we didn't bring with us. I contacted the local authorities and it's no problem having chickens here, so I'm going to get some during chick days at tractor supply. I have a small chicken tractor right now, that will house about 4 - 6 hens. They will mostly just be using it to sleep at night. They will free range otherwise. I plan on building a bigger coop over the summer so I can get more next year. My brooder is ready to go with the MHP in place all I need are the chicks!
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2017
  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2016
    Surrounded by the Amish
    Hi Bill, welcome to BYC. Its great to have you.

    That sounds like a great plan. Show us the coop when youre done.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    Good luck with the build and your new feathered friends when they arrive.

    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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Bill, thanks for joining us!
  7. whoop whoop

    whoop whoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2015
    Rainbow Nation
    [​IMG] Sounds like you are an experienced chicken owner, so lots of luck. I shall probably be calling on your advice[​IMG]
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Bill, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Good luck with your building project and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  9. HARRY47264

    HARRY47264 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2016
    Bismarck AR
    [​IMG]Welcome from Arkansas glad you joined the flock you will enjoy Post some pics of your new flock when you get up and running
    Have a nice morning
  10. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

    Hello and :welcome! I'm so glad you joined us here and I hope you enjoy it just as much as the rest of us do! Best of luck with your building project and new chicks/chickens! :)
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2017

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