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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rekoop, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. rekoop

    rekoop Just Hatched

    Mar 30, 2016
    Olean, NY
    Hello all. I'm new to chickens and new to the forums. I have 12 or so in the brooder and 4 laying hens. All new this month.
    There are black sex links, isa browns in brooder and the hens are barred rock and rhode island reds.

    I am a homemaker and garden, knit, sew, paint, embroider, read, read, read some more. Love to travel. I also breed goldendoodles. Moved from Northern NJ to Western New York a decade ago to get the kids into a country atmosphere. Looking at chicks every year in the feed store finally made me cave. [​IMG] working on the girl's coop and run as we speak. Three of my ladies in the photo here. They are in a temporary run, while we build the permanant one.

  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens, hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.
  3. rekoop

    rekoop Just Hatched

    Mar 30, 2016
    Olean, NY
    thanks for the welcome![​IMG]
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

    micah wotring Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG]and [​IMG]

    (Relatively new here myself)

    This is a great site with great info and a ton of great people.

    BYC has helped me soooooo much answering all my poultry questions.

    P.S. and the little smiley face things are cool too. [​IMG]
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced poultry keepers - loads of info on anything poultry. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    These links may help you for the moment.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    Lastly, theres lots of threads on hobbies, so check them out also.

    All the best
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thanks for sharing a photo with your intro...it's always fun seeing other's flocks. Nice looking birds you have there.

    It's nice to have you here!
  8. koopmaster

    koopmaster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2016
    Olean, N.Y.
    Welcome! There is a TON of info here. I am new to this adventure also. Nice looking birds you have. Hope you enjoy. :)
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