New to BYC

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

  1. Oglan

    Oglan Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    Hello, Oglan, welcome to BYC and back to poultry raising.
     
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  3. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! You have a lot going on![​IMG] Welcome to the forum. Glad you joined!
     
  4. 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.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    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.
     
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  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    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!
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  9. 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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