Newbie with backyard chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BeardedOptimus, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. BeardedOptimus

    BeardedOptimus In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I grew up with chickens but this is my first time as an adult raising them.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    Right now we have 6 chicks.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Not 100% sure. The worker at the local farm and fleet was unsure.

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    Eggs, eggs and more eggs. Plus chickens are just fun to have around.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Fishing, hunting, softball, disc golfing, anything outdoors really.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    We have 2 kids, 2 dogs, 2 cats and now 6 chicks.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community?

    Found it while looking online for chicken coop/run ideas.
     
  2. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  4. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join your wonderful community! :welcome
     
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  5. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
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  6. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Free Ranging

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    Hello! Welcome to BYC!! :frow
     
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  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - it’s great that you have joined us. Please make yourself at home.

    This is a useful link of “How to” BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3. I’d suggest including your location using the guide in the link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Happy :ya to have you here with us. Enjoy your time here at BYC!

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
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  9. ClucksAndCombs

    ClucksAndCombs Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC!:frow

    Feel free to ask questions, there are so many wonderful and knowledgeable people who will answer them :)

    Good luck with your new flock!
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    So glad you joined us at Backyard Chickens, the pulse beat of the chicken community
     
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