Re-New to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kcprandy, May 2, 2016.

  1. kcprandy

    kcprandy New Egg

    May 2, 2016
    Hey y'all. My name is Karen. I grew up on a farm. We grew a lot of fruits and veggies, raised sheep, horses, pigs, cattle, chickens, rabbits, ducks, and of course had dogs and cats. I was in 4-H. I have always cooked, baked, crocheted, sewn, and all sorts of crafty things. The crafts have always been part of my life, but living in the suburbs, no sun in our yard, no room for a garden or chickens, and frankly our county just approved chicken keeping for those of us with less than 2 acres, I have gotten far away from my roots. Now I am aching to get back into it all. I want to start with chickens. I am looking forward to learning a lot about raising and keeping a flock. Hopefully in a few years Hubby and I will be retiring to our property and will have the space and time for all of the above! I am looking forward to learning all I can about chickens.
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC and welcome back to the world of chicken keeping! We've got a lot of fantastically informative folks here who'll be able to help you on your new project. It's great to have you with us.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and [​IMG] - glad that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even if you have lots of experience), and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    There are threads on subjects other than our feathered friends - baking, quilting etc etc, so feel free to visit those that may interest you and join in!

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area -

    All the best
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie Queen of Stache

    Sep 30, 2014
    [​IMG] Glad you joined the site! Good luck with raising your own flock!
  6. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

    May 10, 2013
    I'll be in the barn!
    :welcome from a fellow chicken keeper, crafty, knitting, and crocheting gal
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome Back to Chickens. The Learning Center would make a great refresher course, if you care to check it out. Chicken roots go deep, so I'm sure it will come back to you.

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