San Tan Valley AZ Newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GrumpyAZ, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. GrumpyAZ

    GrumpyAZ New Egg

    Dec 8, 2016
    Hi all!

    My wife and I have reached the conclusion that we gotta have some chickens!
    Our neighbor has a modest flock, and we enjoy the eggs she gives us. We've got a pretty good sized yard that is just begging for some livestock, so we figured, "why not"?

    I've been lurking around for about a week, checking out the site, and realized I probably should go ahead and register so I can interact with you all.

    We probably will build this winter and hopefully get started on our flock in the spring. Wish us luck!
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    How exciting! I recommend a visit to the Learning Centre; lots of good tips there:

    and some great coop ideas here if you do not already have any:

    Finally, you might want to say hello on your local thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

    I hope you enjoy BYC. 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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and a warm welcome to BYC. Thanks for joining us and good luck with your coop build. Teila has given you some great links that will keep you busy for a good while.

    All the best
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC! I'm in AZ. too!
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Enjoy looking over the site. Doing your homework first will get you off to a great start in the spring.

    Make yourself at home here and if you need help, always feel free to ask!
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
  8. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus Premium Member

    May 22, 2013
    Serving Jesus
    My Coop
    Hi there and [​IMG] I am glad you joined us! I hope you enjoy BYC, best wishes!
  9. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC!
  10. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

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