So Happy to Find New Chicken Friends!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HereInOz, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. HereInOz

    HereInOz Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! [​IMG] I just joined BYC tonight from Joplin, MO. That's why I chose the user name HereInOz because (1) we're in the Ozarks and (2) I thought for a minute I was going to get to see the 'Land of Oz' when that EF5 tornado hit last May!
    I don't have any chickens yet, but have 15 Lavender Orpington eggs and 2 Golden Buff Orpington eggs in the incubator set for a staggered hatch, Groundhog Day for the buffs and Feb 8th for the lavenders. I never would have dreamed hatching eggs could be so exciting...and nerve-wracking. [​IMG] With only 6 days to go I'm more and more nervous and doubting my incubating skill. That's what led me to BYC, reading all the forum posts has helped to ease some of my edginess. It is great to find new friends who are chicken enthusiasts, thank you for sharing your experience here on BYC it is invaluable to beginners like me! [​IMG]
     
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Glad you joined us!
     
  3. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you are here, welcome and good luck on those eggs!
     
  4. HereInOz

    HereInOz Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you Yay Chicks! and jtbrown!
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. You sound like me the first time I hatched out eggs [​IMG] I was a bundle of nerves, but incubating gets less stressful and easier once you get past that first time. Lots of good luck with your eggs and hope you have a great hatch [​IMG]
     
  6. HereInOz

    HereInOz Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you weimarmama! I sure hope it gets easier....this has been the looooongest 21 days! [​IMG]
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you made it through that terrible storm!
     
  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! So glad you joined us!
     
  9. FlyRobinFly

    FlyRobinFly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Washington State!
    That's so great that you're starting from eggs, I hope the hatches and chick raising go well for you.
     
  10. HereInOz

    HereInOz Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you dawg53, b.hromada and FlyRobinFly! [​IMG] So nice to meet you all, you have a great community here at BYC!
     

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