Newbie from SE Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JennyBee13, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. JennyBee13

    JennyBee13 In the Brooder

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    Hello,

    I'm a new chicken mom. I got (8) day-old chicks from a local lumber store about a week and a half ago. They are currently in a DIY brooder in my basement. They started out in a kiddie pool, then quickly outgrew it. I'm using a combination of heat lamp and mama heating pad.

    I live on 3 acres out on the country, next to woods and corn fields. When we bought the house half of the shed (9'x10') was already turned into a chicken coop. It is pretty sparse though: 2 brood boxes on the floor, 1 branch stapled to the wall, and 2 windows. We are in the process (if it ever stops snowing) of revamping the coop as well as the run.

    I'm extremely excited to start this new adventure. I've been reading this website for quite sometime, and thought it was time I officially join.
     
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  3. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Free Ranging

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!!:frow Good luck on your chicken adventures!!
     
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  5. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Jenny happy to have you here
     
  6. MrsMistyReal

    MrsMistyReal Enabler

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    Welcome aboard to BYC family gr8 people tons of information loads of fun enjoy shake your tail feathers 71IRtKFL8UL._SY450_.jpg
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under Jenny…… :frow Welcome and Congratulations! :clap

    I am pleased you delurked and hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out. This one may be of particular interest to you at this stage:
    Topic of the Week - Keeping the Flock Safe from Predators

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
     
  9. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello Jenny and welcome to BYC :frow
     
  10. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    :frowHi Jenny
    Welcome to BYC and congratulations on your new chicks! I hope you enjoy the site.
     
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