New to BackYard Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickloveCVT91, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. ChickloveCVT91

    ChickloveCVT91 In the Brooder

    Mar 13, 2018
    Hi everyone!
    My boyfriend and I got chickens late summer 2017. We started with three and now have a total of 15! 14 hens and one awesome rooster. We have gathered them from different sellers (isolating them for a few weeks before introducing them). We have all different kinds of breeds. The rooster is a silver ameraucana the hens are Easter eggers, Rhode island reds, Plymouth barred rock, lavender orpington, ameraucana, silky/easter egger cross, red laced wyandottes, wyandotte/australorp cross and one mystery breed that is some kinda cross that I haven't figured out yet. I found out about this website by looking up some information when I decided to medicate my chickens for MG (last fall) and for some deworming information. My boyfriend and I are interested in possibly incubating this year so I'm eager to get information on the best way to do that as well as just get more information from more experienced chicken owners to make our flock the best it can be. :jumpy:)
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
  3. ChickloveCVT91

    ChickloveCVT91 In the Brooder

    Mar 13, 2018
    Thank you! Very helpful!
  4. MissNutmeg

    MissNutmeg Crossing the Road

    Jan 18, 2017
    Middle Earth
    My Coop
    Hi and welcome to BYC! So glad you could join us!!! :ya

    ~Meg :D
  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  6. BYC910

    BYC910 Crossing the Road

    :welcome glad you joined the site . lots of eager beavers here when it comes to hatching help . Just ask and help is there .
  7. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    You’ve definitely caught the bug (no pun intended!) A very warm welcome to the site! :frow
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under ChickloveCVT.. :frow Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out. This one may be of particular interest to you:
    Topic of the Week - Incubating eggs

    If you have specific incubation questions, you can post them here:
    Incubating & Hatching Eggs

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
  9. Nyla

    Nyla Crowing

    Jan 3, 2017
    Northwest, Indiana
    :welcome Glad you could join us! I hope you find all the awesome information you could possibly need and more! And there is soooo Many wonderfully nice and amazing people always ready and willing to help!
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hello and Welcome to BYC:jumpy

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