New to chickens from Arkansas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ritzydoll, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. Ritzydoll

    Ritzydoll In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone! So my family and I are completely new to chickens. We are raising our first chicks which are now 12 weeks old. Since my originality isn't at the top of it's game today, I'll just use the recommended questions to introduce myself.
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Yes, see above.
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    5
    (3) What breeds do you have?

    Buff Orpington, White Cochin, Silver Laced Wyandotte, Plymouth Barred Rock, & Partridge Barred Rock...We wanted variety!
    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    So far I love watching them and their quirky personalities. It's an escape to decompress and relax from daily stressors too.
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Horseback riding, crafts, and reading.
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    Married, two kids. Two horses, two cats, and a dog. RN and currently in Nurse practitioner school. Hence the need for chickens to de-stress. Lol
    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community?
    This was one of the first websites I found when trying to learn more about chickens in preparation for my chicks.
     
  2. N F C

    N F C happy spring!

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    :welcome

    Chicken tv is the best, sounds like you've found that out!

    It's nice to have you here with us :D
     
  3. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Out to pasture
    :welcome:yesss:
     
  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock!
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  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
  7. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! Good luck with your small flock!
     
  8. Welcome to BYC! Glad to have you with us. :welcome
     
  9. Melky

    Melky Spring has sprung!

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  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your flock.
     

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