Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by teamchaser, May 28, 2011.

  1. teamchaser

    teamchaser New Egg

    May 27, 2011
    Hi as a newbie to BYC from the UK do you have any tips on how to navigate the site and forums. I am hoping to set up my smallholding soon and chickens will be the first additions x
  2. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  3. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana
  4. silkeysandra

    silkeysandra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2008
    grand prairie, tx
    Cheers! and welcome to BYC. You have lots of smallholders probably close to you. Do you get the Poultry Pages newsletter? It is a UK product and I've found it helpful even here in Texas!
    here's a link, I hope:

    About navigating: I click on the "Show recent posts" over on the right of the page and scan through the topics to see anything of interest, read what I want, comment, etc, then hit the "Index" link at the top left and do the process over again. If you have a sick hen or something hurts your chicken, do post your question in the right topic area, like Emergencies/Diseases/Injuries. Below your message box is a choice, "Subscribe to this topic" which I use to see when I get a reply--especially when time is of the essence like an injury. Do check to see if your local vet will accept chickens as patients or can refer you. Having a plan in place will help you greatly when you need to act fast.
    I belong to the Silkie thread here and get daily updates on what's going on in Silkie world. I also subscribe to the Texas breeders thread. Just want to be connected if I can get another hen--which I am over the limit right now! ha!
    Anyway, Welcome and I hope this all will make sense as you enjoy the BYC site. I can't live without it!
  5. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, glad you decided to join us. Good luck with your birds.
  6. DuckLover179

    DuckLover179 Waddles & Puddles

    Nov 28, 2010
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle


  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.

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