Practice makes perfect...Hello Members!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tigerlilly522, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. tigerlilly522

    tigerlilly522 New Egg

    Nov 16, 2013
    Orangevale, CA
    Practicing starting a new thread by saying hello...
    Hello everyone, My name is Renee and I live in Orangevale, California. Thats just outside of Sacramento.
    I live on one acre in a rural community.

    I bought my first coop and four barred rock hens from my neighbors that were moving about a year ago.
    They built the coop they gave me, and it really is one of the best coop set ups I have seen.
    It has a crank that you can crank it up and roll it around the yard.
    Its half enclosed and half open, the back opens to easily clean it, and it has great little nesting boxes with easy opening hatch to get the eggs.

    The neighbors warned me that two of the hens were getting older and may stop laying soon.
    So a few months later we bought three light Brahmas chicks at the feed store.
    One of them ended up being a Roo, I call him Rooster Boy (he is my profile pic).
    So far hes sweet and not causing any problems and I hope he stays that way cause he is just a treat to look at.
    He has really bonded with one of the light brahmas, like Romeo and Juliet, it is quite sweet to see all he does for her and how they cant stand to be apart.

    When the neighbor sold me the hens I asked her a million questions, I was quite nervous but excited.
    The neighbor also referred me to this website as her source of great information.
    I have used it several times, from raising my chicks to identifying that I had a roo.
    I am really enjoying raising and having chickens.
    I have a lot to learn, and look forward to reading and seeking advise here.

    Thank-you for posting for us newbies, it is much appreciated!

  2. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Your neighbor sure pointed you in the right direction. Hello and welcome to BYC!
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
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  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    Welcome to BYC! :)
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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
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  8. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Welcome and enjoy BYC!
    Steve :frow
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hi, Renee, welcome to BYC.

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