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

  1. rekoop

    rekoop Just Hatched

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    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.

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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens, hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.
     
  3. rekoop

    rekoop Just Hatched

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    thanks for the welcome![​IMG]
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
    [​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. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    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.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks

    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
    CT
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    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

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    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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