New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RoyalFeathers, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. RoyalFeathers

    RoyalFeathers Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 29, 2015
    Just a small town in FL
    Hello! My name's Alecks, or just Al. Around the small area I'm in, I'm known as the "chicken expert" and/or "chicken whisperer"- not to extend myself to level of the actual Chicken Whisperer, but you could say I'm pretty good with the birds. Even while I type, one of my bantam hens is sitting on my lap, wondering why I'm not petting her more right now. Anyway, introductions over, I used that sample question template:

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I've been with chickens since I was about 6-8, and I'm 16 now. So, it's been a long time, and my love has only grown for them!

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    I currently just have two bantam hens, Bean and Shera. Bean's sitting in my lap right now.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Shera's what I guess to be either a White Leghorn or an Americana bantam, and Bean's a red-brown Old English bantam.

    (4) How did you find out about
    Mostly just through surfing the web about chickens.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Mostly just playing video games and stuff. My main hobby is raising my birds.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    Aside from the birds, I have a chihuahua named Ivan, and work at my father's feed store. My mother has an elderly Presa Canairo [Canary Island Mastiff} and an 11-month-old Cane Corso {Italian Mastiff}. Then there's our cat, a Russian Blue mix we found abandoned at a bar.

    Anyway, that's all I can think of right now! If you wanna chat, message me!
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Hello Alecks, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    Thanks for the wonderful introduction! Good luck with your two hens.
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC, Al. Glad you decided join our flock. You have a very good and thorough introduction. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with Bean and Shera.
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

    Nov 4, 2014
    East Tennessee.
    Hello and Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join. [​IMG]
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. How are your dogs around the chickens?
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello Alecks!

    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.
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Nice to meet you!
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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