New member from OKLA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Okie Mamma, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. Okie Mamma

    Okie Mamma In the Brooder

    Mar 21, 2017
    Hi everyone, love the site I'm not new to raising chickens, but haven't had any for several years. My oldest daughter and I inherited a piece of property jointly and we are living on it now. we decided to create a small critter menagerie, the property is just a little over an acre so everything is going to have to be small. We're starting out with chickens, just 6, which we are purchasing this week at a farm store. We decided to start with baby chicks instead of buying ones already laying. My daughter's grandson/ my great-grandson is with us 90% of the time and we want to teach him the love of raising and loving little critters, he's 5 and loves being outside. Of course they will be mostly pets with a side benefit of giving us a few eggs, but that will be just fine. Later, in the near future, we plan to get 2 pigmy goats, a pair of ducks, and a pair of rabbits. which will all benefit our garden also. Also I recently saw a video about a huge chicken called a Brahma breed and fell in love at first sight, If anyone has information on how to acquire baby chicks it would be appreciated. That's it for now , going to really enjoy being on the site
  2. Lilaby Babys

    Lilaby Babys In the Brooder

    Feb 28, 2017
    Welcome I joined about two weeks ago and I already love this place. everyone you meet will be sweet and full of useful info and the thread chats are great to join and talk your heart out. I love the dedication everyone has to their chicks and helping others, I always get a reply at least 10 minutes after I post, anyways I wish you luck, much love
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, Okie Mamma, and [​IMG]! It's great to have you in our flock! Good luck to you and thank you for joining BYC!!!
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello, and welcome to BYC! I am quite glad you joined us, please make yourself at home, I think you are going to like it here! :frow

  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    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.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock when they arrive or other critters, 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]
  6. rooty

    rooty In the Brooder

    Mar 19, 2015
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock, so glad you joined us.[​IMG]
  8. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

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