New to BYC and chickens!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CharityHope84, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. CharityHope84

    CharityHope84 Just Hatched

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    Hello all I am Charity! I live in Woodlawn ATM a small town outside of Clarksville (Ft. Campbell home of the 101st airborne to anyone familiar)! I always wanted a small farm unfortunately we can only have chickens no live stock. It wasn't until the youngest of my six (OMG [​IMG]) yes six who's three begged for baby chickens, so I dove in head first. We have 8 and two Pekin du[​IMG][/IMG]cklings [​IMG]! 7 of which are happy healthy [​IMG], and one 4 week old that the store gave me because she had a bad leg and was unable to walk or stand she is now standing on her own and relearning to walk it's only been three days[​IMG], I couldn't stand for her to stay there and die!! Thankfully my husband understands my need to save the world!! I am very excited about my journey and can't wait to become more involved with like minded people!!
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you with us! Your little girl is adorable.[​IMG]
     
  3. CharityHope84

    CharityHope84 Just Hatched

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    Thank you!! She's too excited!!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Charity, and [​IMG]! Thanks for joining our community! You have a beautiful and child and flock! Here are a few links you might find useful:
    The Learning Center is chock full of great articles ranging all aspects of chicken keeping: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    The Ducks Forum is a great place where you can pose questions to other quacker keepers:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks
    Finally, you can speak with other local poultry keepers if you locate your state thread in this link: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!!!
     
  5. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am quite glad you decided to join the flock, and please make yourself at home here! Enjoy BYC! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  6. CharityHope84

    CharityHope84 Just Hatched

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    Thank y'all for the warm welcomes!! I have been reading, reading and more reading so may of the forums and learning about my new babies for the last month!! Kinda trolling, I guess [​IMG] At first I was blow away by people's attachments to the birds then a week ago I brought home my seven 1 week olds... I found myself waking up at night to check on them. Like oh my I'm gonna be the crazy chicken lady... then three days ago I went to get the ducks and started talking to the boy working in chicks that day and he told me about the injured one! Now I am so in [​IMG] love! I just want to keep and protect them all!! The ducks were my husbands, he had them as a child he loved his duck!! I love my chickens!!
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Charity [​IMG] Welcome!

    Great introduction and love the pictures! So cute!

    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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
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  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    That's how it goes! I'm glad you found us. Look forward to seeing you around! [​IMG]
     
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  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. Good luck with your poultry adventure! You won't regret it. :)
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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