New to having chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lillysmom, Jul 23, 2015.

  1. Lillysmom

    Lillysmom Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 Buff Oingtons and have really enjoyed this new hobby! I had no idea having chickens could be so much fun! I look forward to hearing and learning new ideas about having chickens!
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! That's great to hear you are enjoying your new hobby :celebrate
    Keeping chickens really is a fun and very rewarding hobby. I just love the chicken TV!! Watching them going about their chicken business certainly brings a smile to my face. Have you checked out the learning centre? Lots of great articles, here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. glad you have gotten to experience the good part. They best place to start a chicken education is the Learning Center.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Yes, chickens are so much fun to keep! They really do give you a reason to get out of bed in the morning.

    Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Lillysmom

    Lillysmom Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 Orpingtons that are wonderful! But, this spring I would like to add 4 more to the flock. I live in Iowa where winters can get cold. I want some good egg layers but would like for them to be friendly. Any suggestions?
     
  8. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Sorry I am a newbie so I am curious about breeds too. My Lavender Orpingtons are my friendliest, my RIR are aloof, my buff/EE are in the middle, and my Barred rocks are curious but not as friendly as my lavs.
     
  9. Lillysmom

    Lillysmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I would love to find Lavender Orpingtons. Are they hard to find?
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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