New member!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FiveMileFarmer, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. FiveMileFarmer

    FiveMileFarmer In the Brooder

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    hello! my name is Hunter, I am a new member here, though i have gotten TONS of tips and advice and learned a lot from the forum here, so thats to everyone who posts!

    My first flock was 5 hens: Buff Orpington, Barred rock, Easter Egger, Rhode Island Red, and a welsummer. ...unfortunately, I lost all but my Buff Orpington to a stray dog attack!

    I recently added a new barred rock hen and a RIR rooster to keep my one surviving girl company (and beefed up security, no more free ranging unsupervised!). AND I just preordered 2 Blue laced red wyandotte chicks and 2 cream legbar chicks... I can't wait! April can't come soon enough!

    so, thanks again and it's good to be here!

    best,
    hunter
     
  2. UlmerChickens

    UlmerChickens In the Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC,
    You've come to the right place.
    If you have any specific questions be sure to ask because that is what BYC is all about.
    Since you are new here be sure to check out the learning center, They have loads of information that I am sure you'll enjoy.
    Good Luck!
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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC, Hunter. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on UlmerChickens; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi Hunter, [​IMG]

    Sorry to hear about your losses, that must have been devastating. Did you have any issues integrating the new rooster and hen with your remaining girl? There's an excellent article in the Learning Center on integration...that might come in very handy with the chicks you'll be getting next year.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/adding-to-your-flock

    Good luck to you with your flock!
     
  6. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Songster

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    Hi Hunter [​IMG] Sorry for the loss of all of your chickens. [​IMG] We've lost quite a few to dog attacks too.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Hunter, glad to meet you. Hope you enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do.
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Songster

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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