Newbie Alert!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jes78b, Oct 26, 2018.

  1. Jes78b

    Jes78b Chirping

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    Hello BYC community!
    My name is Jess, and I'm a newbie here. I've been enjoying the threads on this forum, and have gathered so much info about chickens, coops, breeds, and so much more over the past 6 weeks.

    This really seems to be a helpful community, and I look forward to meeting new people and possibly getting some advise on my own birds.

    So because I'm new I know very little about navigating this site. Hopefully with some help and practice I'll be able to communicate with everyone and get my questions in the right place.
    Now a little about me; I grew up on a quail farm, so the basics aren't completely forgein to me, but that was long ago, and I've developed CRS in my old age, so I need help with a few things.
    I have 26 chickens at the moment.
    2 black sex links
    2 RIR's
    3 barred rock
    3 D'Uccle's
    6 Easter Eggers
    6 silkies
    And 4 guinea fowl
    I love them all, and most have names as I am learning their personalities.
    They are various ages from 3 weeks to 15 weeks.
    I have problems with three birds currently, and by reading the posts here I've tackled one, tackling another, and need help with another. As I learn how to post, and attach pics(I think you have to post a few times) I'll get pictures uploaded so you guys can help if you want.
    Anyway I think that's all.... look forward to hearing from you all!
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender

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    :welcome

    There's lots of good advice and people willing to help on this site. Glad you decided to join.
     
  3. Lovechickens!

    Lovechickens! Songster

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    Hi and welcome to the byc flock!! We are so excited to have you here with us!
    Here at BYC we are family. Or should I say a flock!? Lol

    Hope you enjoy!

    Also I still have a hard time navigating this site and ive been a member for almost a year. So dont worry. Lol


    Take care!
     
  4. HenHouse4Life

    HenHouse4Life GrandmaOnDuty

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  5. Melky

    Melky Free Ranging

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    Welcome! Feel free to ask questions if can't find what you need in the Learning Center.
     
  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Did you candle today?

    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock!


    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


    Coop Ideas:
    Chicken Coops
    There are a couple of links in my signature that are worth the short read.
    BYC has an APP
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Poo happens, move on

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    The posting will get easier with a bit of practice so just click around on whatever interests you and with the video @KikisGirls has given you, you'll be an old pro soon.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  8. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens! We are glad you joined the flock!:welcome BYC is a helpful site providing all the information you need to know about poultry! There is always space for more members on the BYC roost!:highfive: Hope you enjoy it here as much as we all do!
     
  9. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to BYC! You have a nice start to your flock! I'm sure that you will learn the answer here to the problem that you mentioned.
     
  10. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Thanks for joining us! :celebrate
     

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