New to Chickens and BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Knyfe, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Knyfe

    Knyfe Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. I'm Knyfe, a new member (obviously) to BYC. I joined to learn more about chickens (my second favourite animals) and how to raise them. I've a complete novice when it comes to chickens and have never raised any before, but I may be getting a coop around next month and when the weather begins to warm up again, I'll be getting two hens. The breed that I think would be most suitable is the Plymouth Rock chicken or the Star chicken. (They'll be for egg laying only.) I'm hoping for one of each if that's possible; does anyone know about the socialization behaviors of two different breeds of chickens? Are the breeds I've chosen good or alright for beginners?

    As for more about me. . . . I've played clarinet for about three years now and take part in marching band in addition to concerts. There is a jazz band opening up soon that I will also be participating in. I have three cats, each just over a year old, by the names of Brady, Penny and Liberty. We also have a parakeet who will be turning 7 years old in a few months, which is pretty old for a parakeet. We also have a few Koi and goldfish in the backyard.

    That's all.
     
  2. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings and hello, knyfe,and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Best of luck with your new chickens. BYC will be a great resource for you should you have any questions. Best of luck to you!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Have a look at the Breeds section for more info on your chosen breeds. I've successfully kept an assortment of breeds and X breeds together and I know most of the members here have more than one breed.
     
  5. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  9. Knyfe

    Knyfe Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all. :D I'm sure I will enjoy my time here.
     

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