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

  1. Raymond Park

    Raymond Park In the Brooder

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    New to the world of chickens and so much else. Moved to Florida from London, England back in 2000. Being from London I'm a real city boy of 67yrs. 5yrs ago I met the love of my life (she's American) we recently moved to a fix me up in the country, finished renovating the house, built a coop and run and purchased our flock of 12 mixed chicks. Lost a few to start with but they were replaced and now all are thriving. I visit this site most days, so much information and I have so much to learn. I take my morning coffee and go sit in the coop with them where they seem to think I'm a good roosting spot. I love it!!!
     
  2. canalcolt

    canalcolt Songster

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    Welcome! I love this site as well and have learned so much! What breed of chickens did you get?
    We like having coffee with our chickens too! They r so entertaining and fun to have :)
     
  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello Raymond and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.
     
  4. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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  5. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC, Raymond! Great to have you here!
     
  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Nice to meet you Raymond, Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock :frow
     
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  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy Raymond:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
    :loveyour intro! I do the same thing...although, not every morning and it's with pheasants, instead of chickens.;)
     
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  9. Smuvers Farm

    Smuvers Farm Melvin Up the Taterhole

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    Glad you're here !

    A must have for your poultry is a FIRST AID KIT for any issues that would arise. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/suggestions-for-a-first-aid-kit.1150128/)
    It's definitely better to have it and not need it rather than need it and not have it.

    Also, make sure your coop(s) have a proper amount of VENTILATION. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/ar...-there-and-cut-more-holes-in-your-coop.47774/) Your chickens will absolutely thank you for it!

    One last thing, if you're into gardening, feel free to join this years SEED SWAP (https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/seed-swap.1220129/)
     
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  10. guinealeghorn

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    :welcome:woot Congratulations on your chickens, as well as finding THE one! I use BYC to gather lots of information about taking care of chickens. Don't be afraid to ask questions, as someone will certainly answer them!
     
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