Newbie here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pegenau, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. pegenau

    pegenau Just Hatched

    Apr 19, 2016
    Good morning! Stacie here! I just got my first chickens as a grown up today! i am so excited!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? my parents raised chickens all my life

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 6 hens

    (3) What breeds do you have? i just got basic pullets from Tractor Supply to start out. ISA Red was what they were labeled. I have a few friends interested in swapping hens so this will be a good start.

    (4) How did you find out about Random search

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Trail running, gardening

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. We have a west highland terrier a lab and an African grey parrot. Both my husband and I work in university recreation departments. I am really excited for my boys to learn about raising chickens. Some day we would like to own a small hobby farm!
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome Stacie

    Glad you could join the flock! Congratulations on your new chickens :celebrate I'm sure you will enjoy this new adventure very much!! A small hobby farm would be great for you on the future, I hoping for that too one day.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock [​IMG]. Love your avatar
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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

    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.

    All the best

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