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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by shellygalde, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. shellygalde

    shellygalde Hatching

    Mar 10, 2018
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    helped my grandma with chickens (40 years ago), got my first chicks last year in april
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    5 laying hens, 3 banty roosters and 1 hen, 1 rescued banty hen and rooster and 14 guinea hens
    (3) What breeds do you have?
    i don't know enough about chickens yet to know what breeds they all are
    (4) How did you find out about
    met a moderator at a conference for crop dusters
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    i love to sew, paint walls and pictures, and garden
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. we share our farm with 5 cats ( 3 rescued when their mom died) 1 springer spaniel and the chickens. would love to add pygmy goats, a micro pig and a donkey to help protect everyone from the coyotes. and of course more chickens :)
  2. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop
    Welcome to backyard Chickens!

    You have a nice farm! Enjoy backyard chickens
  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    Welcome to aka BYC! :frow
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock.
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:
  4. Rob Tof

    Rob Tof Songster

    Jun 14, 2017
    Welcome enjoy. Lots to read but a wealth of info here.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Check out the forums, I'm sure you will find ones that meet your needs.
  6. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

    Apr 28, 2010
    NW Washington State
    Welcome to BYC, Shelly! Great to have you here!
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under shellygalde :frow Welcome!

    If you post some pictures on the Breed or Gender Forum you will get some opinions on breed.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
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  8. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA
    Shelly Welcome to Backyard Chickens great to have you here
    rjohns39, sourland, Plip and 3 others like this.
  9. 007Sean

    007Sean Wrangler

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC!
  10. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello Shelly and welcome to BYC :frow
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