Newbie Intro

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CPrince-FNP, Aug 17, 2019.

  1. CPrince-FNP

    CPrince-FNP In the Brooder

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    I am new to raising chickens. I bought my first chickens on April 1st of this year.

    I bought 9 pullets from TSC - 2 black sexlinks, 2 California Whites, 2 Golden Comets, and 3 mystery breeds. When I got home and opened my box, I ended up with only 1 California White and 4 mystery breeds. All were, in fact hens (TSC states sexing is 90% true).

    My husband and I both had chickens when we were children and had very fond memories of the experiences we had, so we decided that we would raise chickens for eggs.

    We also have horses and dogs, and live in a very wooded area, so we figured the chickens could also help with the big population.

    I did a web search a while back when I was researching breeds and came across the Backyard Chickens website. I found myself coming back to the website more and more when I had questions about anything chicken related, but I couldn’t ask specific questions or reply to anyone because I wasn’t a member. So, I finally signed up today I think this site is an excellent resource for ideas and information/education!
     
  2. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Free Ranging

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    Hi! :frow Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Champion

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    :welcome

    It's nice to have you here with us! Did you ever figure out what breeds the mystery birds are?
     
  4. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your time here.

    This is a useful link to take a look at - “How to...” guides. You may wish to consider including your location under your avatar (using the guide in the link above). You can use this link to contact members in your area - U.S. States

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  5. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Hello! :frow Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
  6. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    How wonderful you and your DH have returned to your roots and started a flock together!
     
  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. CatWhisperer

    CatWhisperer Songster

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    Welcome to BYC! You can learn so much here. Get your questions answered and just peruse the forums to learn so many new things about your chickens. Glad you joined!
     
  9. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie Gallus gallus domesticus

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  10. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Crossing the Road

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    Hello,:frow and welcome to Backyard Chickens! So glad you joined us.
     

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