New Member Here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Love2learn, May 25, 2019.

  1. Love2learn

    Love2learn In the Brooder

    May 25, 2019
    Hi everyone! I'm new here after lurking for a few months and using this site to answer questions I've had, so I decided to finally join.
    1. (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    - I first got chickens about 5 years ago I think. I raised them with my dad, him doing most of the work because he had more time than I did. Now I'm married and trying to raise my own flock with my husband. I purchased eggs a few weeks ago and they're in the incubator right now........ it's my first time hatching.... we shall see if I messed it all up, lol

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    - 20 eggs in an incubator and I'm trying not to count them before they hatch ^_^

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    - Black Copper Marans, Olive Eggers, Easter Eggers, Blue Wheaten Ameracauna (if they all hatch)

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?

    - having pets

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Reading, writing, eating new foods

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I have a dear loving husband. No other pets now.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community?

    -Searching for information on hatching. I wanted to be able to share my adventures and ask questions. The community seems really great!
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello, welcome to BYC and good luck with your hatch. 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 link above. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
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  3. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

    Jul 23, 2018
    Apalachin, NY
    My Coop
    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Good luck with your hatch.
  4. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your hatch! Hatching can be addicting, take my word! I have some in mine again already.
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  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  6. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

    Nov 5, 2018
    Hello,:frow and welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us and I hope you'll enjoy this site as much as we all do!
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  7. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi & :welcome

    Great that you could join us all here! Enjoy your time here on BYC with us :frow
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens, the pulse beat of the chicken community. :celebrate:celebrate
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  9. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

    Jun 26, 2014
    Corning, NY
    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
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  10. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

    Aug 17, 2016
    Salt Lake City, UT
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you joined our wonderful community! :welcome
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