New Member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by @C4, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. @C4

    @C4 In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Yes 3/24/18

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

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    2 each
    Wydonettes ( silver, blue,red)
    New Hampshire Red
    Bardrock
    Welsummers
    Buff Orphington
    Black Sex Link
    Rhode Island Red

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Google

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Livestock
    FFA
    4-H
    Volunteer (Houston Livestock Show, Pasadena Rodeo, Parent volunteer for Young Farmers and 4-H)

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

    We are a family of 4 on 7 acres. We have 3 Bostons, 1 miniature blue heeled, 1 horse, several bar cats, various livestock circulating in and out and now 18 hens! Our children have grown up showing livestock (all but poultry). Now that the oldest is 21 and the youngest will be a senior it’s time for mom to have her chickens. I am So excited to have a stress outlet and hobby that keeps me at home! Lol
     
  2. MissNutmeg

    MissNutmeg Crossing the Road

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  3. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
  4. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Here’s a good link where you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/


    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. If you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.


    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive


    You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  6. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself comfortable. :D
     
  7. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    A very warm welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. Oh and congratulations on getting your chicks!
     
  8. angeldevil0271

    angeldevil0271 Chirping

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    Welcome! :welcome
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    So glad you joined us at Backyard chickens :wee
     
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  10. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
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