new member intro

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by smudgetool, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. smudgetool

    smudgetool Out Of The Brooder

    Hi,

    My name is Timm and I live in Felton, CA (in the Santa Cruz mountains). Although I've lived at my place for over 5 years, I've decided it's time to finish the chicken coop that the previous tenant started. My day-old chicks arrive in a couple of weeks from Mountain Feed in Ben Lomond. I am so excited. The breeds i've selected are:

    Dominique
    Australorp
    Buff Orpington
    Amercauna

    I figure that four is a good start and will be quite a handful for a beginner. This site is an amazing resource. THANKS TO ALL!

    best regards,
    timm
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet your Timm, and Welcome to Backyard chickens. You picked some nice breeds. You may want to visit the Learning Center, it's a great place to start.
     
  3. smudgetool

    smudgetool Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for the tip. I researched my breeds on this site and the Storey's illustrated guide. Lots to learn, but i'm loving it.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Timm. Glad you decided join our flock. You have some wonderful breeds. Australorps are my favorite standard breed. I've raised them for years (along with dozens of other breeds), and they are extremely hardy, calm and gentle (my children and granddaughter made lap pets of them), and excellent layers of large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  5. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello Timm,
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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Enjoy your flock. I have a buff orpington too.
     
  8. katiedarling

    katiedarling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]hello!
    I just started our flock with 4, also. All Buff Orpingtons! Enjoy!
     
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2015
  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello Timm, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    You've selected some nice breeds! They all should be very good layers and have good temperaments, too.
     

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