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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lavenderblue, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. lavenderblue

    lavenderblue New Egg

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    Hi my name is Vivian and this is my first year raising chickens. I actually got them last April at our local feed store and they are now laying eggs daily. All 5 of them. I had 6 but one died. They are the funniest things to watch. Whenever I go outside they come running towards me, that's because I always have treats in my hands, and even when I don't have treats they still come running towards me. And they even follow me thinking I'll give them treats.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hello, Vivian, and welcome to BYC.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Vivian, [​IMG]

    Chickens sure learn how to be little beggars fast, don't they? Glad you are enjoying them and it's great you're getting eggs now.

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Vivian, Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Vivian and welcome to BYC. People seem to think that chickens are pretty stupid, but they seem to wise up when food is involved!

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     

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