New to the community

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bbowdoin, Apr 22, 2019.

  1. Bbowdoin

    Bbowdoin In the Brooder

    Apr 22, 2019
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? yes and no, Got our first ones about 4-5 years ago but still have much to learn

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 11

    (3) What breeds do you have? Americana, Silkie, Cochen, and 1 unknown

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? the kids like them

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Horses, sewing, music, baking

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Family= husband, 1 3yo son, 1 9yo daughter. Have 2 horses, 2 dogs, 1 rabbit, and chickens. I am a vet Tech and an independent Origami Owl designer.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? :D I learned about BYC while trying to doctor a chick with a prolapsed rectum 4-5 years ago... Chick survived and turned out to be a roo so no prolapse problems since! Joined tonight for a new problem with a new batch of chicks. I am checking with my Vet before I ask about the problem here.
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  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

    Jul 23, 2018
    Apalachin, NY
    My Coop
    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Origami owls? Pictures please??
  3. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Crowing

    Dec 19, 2013
    Olathe Colorado
    Welcome to BYC!! We're glad to have you!! And yes... pictures of the origami owls would be awesome! :D
  4. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

    Aug 17, 2016
    Salt Lake City, UT
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Welcome to BYC! What types of horses do you have?
  6. JBG acres

    JBG acres Songster

    Mar 21, 2019
    Central mo
    :frow welcome!! Glad to have you here! There are lots of great people that know a ton of stuff. It's a wonderful community.
  7. Hi there! Welcome to BYC! I hope that you enjoy it here as much as we do.
  8. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    My Coop
    Welcome :welcome Nice to have you here :thumbsup
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    WELCOME TO BYC, Internet chicken hub.
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad you joined us at Backyard Chickens :wee

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