New Member Introduction

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HappyWarrior, Nov 8, 2019.

  1. HappyWarrior

    HappyWarrior In the Brooder

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    I am new to raising chickens on my own, I've always been around them growing up but built our first coop 2 years ago. I help manage my mother in laws Chickens and then our own back yard chickens for a total of 13 chickens between the households.

    I only have 5 in my backyard currently. I have 4 Easter Eggers(Larry, Moe, Curly, and Dorthy) and 1 Silkie named Bunny. Recently though we hatched 4 baby chicks from Dorthy and have plans to rehome at least 2 of our roosters.

    My husband and I are moving towards sustainability and Independence and back yard chickens was one of many steps towards that. They provide us eggs, meat, Manure, and Entertainment. :)

    We garden and bee keep and have plans to get goats in the next few years to round out our little farm. (Complete with 2 Corgis named Toast and Waffles who want nothing more than to herd chickens and eat socks)
     
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  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your time here.

    This is a useful link to take a look at - “How to...” guides. You may wish to consider including your location under your avatar (using the guide in the link above). You can use this link to contact members in your area - U.S. States, UK, Europe, Australia, Canada (for other countries, check here - Where am I? Where are you!)

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  3. TwoShepherds

    TwoShepherds Songster

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    Hello and welcome! Sounds like you have a nice flock. I'd like to get goats someday also. :)
     
  4. Wee Farmer Sarah

    Wee Farmer Sarah Free Ranging

    Hello and welcome to BYC! This is a great place to learn and share your chicken adventures.
     
  5. FortCluck

    FortCluck Free Ranging

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  6. HappyWarrior

    HappyWarrior In the Brooder

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    Thank you everyone! This place has already been very helpful as I've been lurking for a few weeks. I figured it was time I join! I'm excited about learning more and growing my flock. :)
     
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  7. FortCluck

    FortCluck Free Ranging

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    Feel free to share pics of your flock! We love pics
     
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  8. BullChick

    BullChick Enslaved by a Duckling

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  9. TheChiggens

    TheChiggens The Cluckmazing Factor

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    :welcome
    So glad you joined. The reasons you enjoy raising chickens are my opinions completely!
    They're a joy to raise. And it's so exciting when you profit! Good luck!
    and Keep Clucking!
     
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  10. HappyWarrior

    HappyWarrior In the Brooder

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    Some chicken and Waffles :) IMG_20191103_122802.jpg

    Waffles the Corgi enjoys being out in the yard with our chickens.
     
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