Raising chickens newbie!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RoleyAcres, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. RoleyAcres

    RoleyAcres In the Brooder

    Mar 26, 2017
    Hi, I'm new to this chicken raising deal...my husband wanted them...I have a fear of things that fly and my grandparents had MEAN chickens growing up...so I was going to have nothing to do with them...well, about 10 weeks ago I got 4 Rhode Island reds and 4 ISA browns...I love them!!! So much I have 12 more little peeps that we will be adding shortly to our big coop...

  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Songster

    Mar 23, 2016
    [​IMG]Great to have another poultry lover! Congrats on the new chicks and sorry about the fowl encounter with chickens when you were young.
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  3. ECarter1217

    ECarter1217 Chirping

    Feb 2, 2017
    meridian ms
    [​IMG]you'll have lots of fun i have started this year with 2 Rhode Island Reds they are the best thank you for joining us
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    AH, I'm guessing you got chicks. They are so adorable and small they are a perfect introduction to folks who have fears about adults. This way you are with them as they grow up.

  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, RoleyAcres, and :welcome! Happy you joined our community! Glad you are entering the poultry world! :)
  6. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

    Jun 4, 2015
    Wild, Wild West
    [​IMG]Hi there and [​IMG]! We're happy you could join us[​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member 5 Years

    G’Day from down under RoleyAcres [​IMG] Welcome!

    Chickens sure do have a knack at attaching themselves to our heart strings and they each have their own little chickenality.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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