New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Aacre, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. Aacre

    Aacre Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi there! I am new to BYC but not so new with keeping chickens. I have kept chickens off and on (mostly on) for the last 6 years. I currently have 5 silver laced Wyandotte hens, 1 black sex link (mutt?) hen, 2 Cochin Bantam roos, and 1 feather footed mutt roo. I'm trying my hand at incubating a batch of eggs in a DIY 10 gallon tank incubator. So far, it has been going well, except this morning I had an awful time keeping the temperature at the right range. This evening will mark 24 hours of incubation. I'm very excited and nervous at the same time. [​IMG]
    I hate to say it, but I do have a favorite hen, my black sex link, Amelia. She's taught me a lot about keeping chickens and has given me my first home grown eggs. She inspired and nurtured my growing love of chickens. Originally, I didn't want to keep chickens again after my first try, my husband wanted them. Now I love them more than he does!
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    And one of my silver laced Wyandottes, Pearl.. She's my sweetheart.
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    I'll post pictures of my roos when I can find pictures of them. [​IMG]
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us :)
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Good luck with your eggs! I know incubating for the first time is stressful and exciting!
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    Nice birds! Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] good to see you joined [​IMG]



    Incubating can be some of the most rewarding part of raising chickens [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Awwe, that first picture is cute, your birds are very nice.

    Good luck with your hatch. :D
    Enjoy the site!
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - good luck with the incubation.
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Pretty chickens! Good luck with your hatch!
     

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