new to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by El Jugo, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. El Jugo

    El Jugo New Egg

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    Hello all I'm new to BYC I started my endeavor with this year with backyard chickens back in february. i have raised pigeons all my life and due to the BOP I have lost a lot of money and patience with pigeons and invested in the chickens. i chose chickens because of the interaction i can gain daily without the lost of life overtime i let them out in the yard to play. i also gained a plus with having chickens and thats eggs lol. I'm in los angeles california. this looks like a cool site with a lot of research and hope to make some bonds with fellow chicken owners and fowl enthusiast
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm sorry to hear things have not worked out for you with the pigeons. I'm sure you will enjoy your chicken adventures very much. It's a fantastic hobby and very rewarding too. You can build some real bonds with chickens and they so easily become pets and very loving animals. You might like to drop by the where am I where are you section of the forum for your state thread. Here is the link ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    I'm sure you will find other chicken keepers near to you.

    Wishing you the very best of luck in the future.
    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.[​IMG]
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm sorry about your struggles with the pigeons. Hopefully things will go much better with chickens. 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.
     
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  5. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! 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 joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    What breed(s) of chickens do you have?

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  9. El Jugo

    El Jugo New Egg

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    SO FAR I HAVE THREE RHODE ISLAND REDS , THE AMERUCANA ( I THINK I MISPELLED IT) AND 1 BARRED ROCK
     

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