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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jdanielsrn, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. jdanielsrn

    jdanielsrn New Egg

    Feb 23, 2016
    Ontario, Canada
    Hello All!
    My name is Jacquie. I own a small property in the country side in southwestern ontario :)

    Over the last year I have acquired and purchased a few chickens.

    I started with a bantam rooster and Red hen, unfortunately I lost my beloved rooster Doodles to a hawk and now my first hen Hattie is quite sick.

    I also bought three other Red's and a fluffy white rooster and small white hen ( I dont know the breeds).

    The small group are free range and are an incredibly fun animal to have at our place. They are nosey, love being wherever the action is and always make us laugh. I had no idea how each chicken can have such a distinct personality!

    I am happy to be on this site, I have SO much to learn and look forward to being part of the chicken family.
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2016
  2. eimearodowd

    eimearodowd Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 21, 2016
    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
  3. Berkshirechick

    Berkshirechick Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 22, 2016
    Berkshire County, MA
    Hello Jacquie,

    My name is Mary, I'm new here too. Do you think your fluffy chickens might be Silkies? You can check on the breed descriptions on this site. I happen to have a few myself.

    Good luck with your chickens!
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Jacquie (and Mary) to BYC - glad that you both have joined us. The Learning Centre is a good place to start, along with your state thread (just type your state in the search box).

    All the best
  5. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

    Hello Jacquie!
    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013
    Hi Jacquie and Mary, [​IMG]

    It's nice to have you both here with us!
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens.
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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