Newbie from NC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Diana D, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. Diana D

    Diana D Just Hatched

    Jun 7, 2017
    Good Morning,

    My husband and I bought a 40 acre farm in Western NC a couple of years ago and just this spring I bought my first chickens. 2 leghorns and 4 isa browns. I'm loving it. My husband built a chicken tractor for me (it's a little to heavy, hard to move) and I've finally got it through to our Yellow English Lab that he can't mess with the chickens when I let them out.
    Thanks for letting me join. I have much to learn.
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Diana and welcome to BYC. 40 acres and only 6 chickens :eek: - you have amazing powers of self-control :)

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource -

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area -

    All the best

  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    Chickens sure are fun to keep. It makes you wonder why you waited so long to get them. :D

    Make yourself at home here and enjoy BYC! :)
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.:D

    Sounds like you have a lovely flock! That's one awesome husband you've got there!;) My dad built my coop for me. Funny how chicken keeping can bring family together so much.:love

    We're glad to have you and happy to welcome you into our family.:)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Very nice to meet you Diana. Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock :frow
  6. vachick15

    vachick15 Chicken Obsessed


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