New member introduction

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dadspets, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. Dadspets

    Dadspets Hatching

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? About 13 years ago started first flock of mostly large breed and some top hats. Another flock later of white leghorns, cochins and some batham. Sold eggs for a while that basically covered feed cost.
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 10
    (3) What breeds do you have? One ameraucanas,3 production reds, one khaki cambell duck, one batham rooster, 3 buff orpingtons and one mutt
    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Finally searched the web today for help with mites(i think) and found a lot of old threads with good information....so here i am.
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Don't think i really have a hobby.
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Other pets-one male lab/retriever, one male St. Bernard, 3 rescues cats. Fish, hunt with my 2 girls (11 & 14) go to lots of school sports games and enjoy family time. Occupation-manage construction projects at a university.

    So there's my newbie intro and looking forward to learning more about my girls(chickens)
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, Dadspets, and :welcome. Pleased you joined our community! It's a helpful place...ask any questions you might have along the way. Best wishes!
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    Great intro, but sounds like you have quite a number of hobbies and interests [​IMG]
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens!! I hope you enjoy it here!

    1. I have been raising meat birds for about 3 years now, but I started my layer venture just in March of 2016.
    2. I currently have 35 chickens.
    3. I own Silver and Gold Laced Wyandottes, Black Australorps, Light Brahma, White Leghorn, Buff Orpingtons, Speckled Sussex, Partridge Plymouth rock, and Welsummers.
    4. I kept on googling chicken questions and always ended up here.
    5. My main hobbies are, swimming, kayaking, and other outdoorsy things.

    Well, there you have it! I hope you have fun on Backyard chickens and find it as helpful as I have. Have a nice day!:D
     

  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. I hope that you enjoy being a member as much as the rest of us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]
     

  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    It's nice to have you here, good luck with the mite issue! If you haven't already, check out the Learning Center...I believe there's a very good article there on how to identify and treat mites.
     

  10. Run Wild

    Run Wild Songster

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    Hi. I'm new to BYC. I have raised eleven chickens since I first got chick's four years ago. I currently own five chickens, a cat, kitten, puppy, and Bearded Dragon.
     

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