New to all of this and wanted to say Hi to everyone

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by buggal, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. buggal

    buggal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2016
    Aubrey, TX
    Hi Everyone!
    My handle is buggal but my name is Lisa. I live north of Dallas, TX. I got my first few chickens a little over a month ago. I started off with 14 girls and 4 boys. Now I have a lot more girls and fewer boys. I think the total is around 39 now. I am starting tonight with the incubator. I have a auto turner so I am hoping that this will be a great success. I have had more joy out of watching my chickens in the last 6 weeks than I have had in a long time. It reminds me of when I was a little girl on my grandmother's farm. I feel a little closer to my relatives that have passed when I am with my chickens. I know that must sound a little strange but it is true.
    Thanks for having me and I will try not to ask too much...
  2. 8MerryHens

    8MerryHens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2016
    Welcome to BYC, Lisa. I enjoyed your post. No, it is not strange to feel closer to someone who has passed while making life memories of your own. It is those connections of shared passions that bind us to those loved ones from our past and you are laying the groundwork for those who share time with you doing those simple, everyday things like caring for your chickens.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Lisa and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. You sure seem to have got the chicken maths bug, good and proper [​IMG]. You may wish to check out the Hatch a long and Raising baby chicks forums - I'm sure folks there will help you out with any questions that you may have.

    You'll find lots more info in the Learning Centre and 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.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area -

    All the best
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Lisa, and :welcome. Happy you joined our flock! :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Lisa, welcome to Backyard chickens.
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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