New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Oglan, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. Oglan

    Oglan In the Brooder

    Oct 18, 2015
    New Hampshire
    Hello everyone!

    I am new to BYC but not to chicken raising, Have had chickens for years and took a break for about 10 years now back in it full force!
    I currently have 26 Rhoad Island reds laying daily, UGGGHHHH!!!! I am seeing eggs in my sleep! lol
    I hail from the great state of New Hampshire and do not allow chickens to free range, mainly because of predators in my area. A friend of mine decided to build me a chicken coop, Thanks Alex! But............
    Not big enough, sigh!
    I am currently building a much larger coop, pictures later. I got some great ideas here, such a fantastic resource BYC

    I live with my girlfriend and her two children, I have two of my own living here as well, but I guess i cant count because there are 6 kids living here? hmmmm Oh ya! i did only start with 24 chickens but 2 appeared out of nowhere? again the counting thing. I have 3 dogs, ( I think), they love going to the coop with me every morning to check on things. I am looking for a good resource for cartons, they can be expensive. Anyways, lets see, oh hobbies, ummmm got a 28 ft bayliner boat that we try and spend a lot of time on, can be fun. other than the boat and chickens (and cleaning,cooking,yard work,building, working, ect......) is our hobbies. So you all might see me on a bit around BYC seems like a great, fun place to hang out. Thanks for having me!!!!!

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hello, Oglan, welcome to BYC and back to poultry raising.
    1 person likes this.
  3. Hholly

    Hholly Songster

    Jul 3, 2015
    Amo, IN
    Wow! You have a lot going on![​IMG] Welcome to the forum. Glad you joined!
  4. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    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.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    If you sell eggs or give them away - ask the folks to please bring back the cartons so you can clean and reuse them. That would cut down on the expense.
    1 person likes this.
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Welcome back to chickens! I'm a RIR fan too, our girls have been good egg layers with nice personalities.

    It's nice to have you here, make yourself at home!
    1 person likes this.
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

  8. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Songster

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!


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