new member from northern CA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tzallen, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. tzallen

    tzallen New Egg

    Hello. I've been a long time lurker and finally signed up. I've been looking into getting backyard chickens for three years now and finally did it two months ago. I have a Rhode Island Red, Barred Plymouth Rock, and a Barnevelder. It's been a lot of fun raising them so far. I've also recently learned how to clip their primary feathers so that they won't fly up onto a 5 foot fence and start squawking that they can't get back down!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. I enjoyed reading your intro. Yes, chickens do that . Some are able to fly well enough to "jump ship," anyway. Sometimes it also helps to have sections of wire or wood barrier around the top of the fence that is angled inward, so they can't sit on the fence.
     
  3. AnimalsRmyLife

    AnimalsRmyLife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope you continue to have a wonderful time here! We're glad to have you join us!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Chickens are little rascals, sort of like ornery 3 year olds with wings. Hope the wing clipping helps!
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  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. jessicagray

    jessicagray Out Of The Brooder

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