Newbie from Fort Langley, BC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LW13intheFort, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. LW13intheFort

    LW13intheFort New Egg

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    Hi all,

    We have recently moved onto a 5 acre property in Fort Langley and have 4 young Australorp hens who are taking their sweet time laying (we finally got our first egg 2 days ago.) I've just ordered 6 Caramel Queen chicks - my first go at raising the little ones! (But, I figure if I can handle my 4 kids that are 6 and under, I can handle anything [​IMG])

    We also have 2 adorable Nigerian Dwarf Goat doelings coming in early March, so we've been prepping the barn and need to add our fencing. The chickens will free range with the goats.

    I've already used this website as a source on numerous occasions. It's great!
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    I totally agree, if you can handle 4 children under 6 you can do anything. [​IMG]

    Enjoy the forums.
     
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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Australorps are a great breed; extremely hardy in both heat and cold, calm and gentle (great lap pets), and excellent layers of brown eggs. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
     
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Great to have you onboard! :frow

    Good luck with your new additions to your flock.

    Ct
     
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  6. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Just think of all the "help" you'll have with the animals! Kids and farm animals are a great match up, they'll make memories to last a lifetime.

    In addition to all the poultry forums here on BYC, there's this one where you can post about your goats:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/22/other-pets-livestock

    Have fun, it's nice to have you join us!
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  8. LW13intheFort

    LW13intheFort New Egg

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    Thank you! I wouldn't have thought to look for a place to post about the goats. :)
     
  9. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    You're very welcome! There is a place to post on almost any subject here on BYC...all sorts of animals, hobbies, gardening, diy, games, baking (see the link in my signature line if you're interested in that). Lots of things to do here, so take a look around and find something that interests you.
     
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    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 joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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