Thank You BYC and it's Members-I've learned so much!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Thomas423, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Thomas423

    Thomas423 Songster

    Mar 21, 2009
    Port Deposit, MD
    When I decided that I wanted to raise chickens I went to the internet and this site was one of many that came up. Although I have spent much time reading and researching, it seems that I keep coming back to this one. The forum is great. My little ones will arrive April 1st. I'm sure I will have questions and feel confident that the answers will be found here. I have learned so much already.

    My AH (Awesome Hubby) and I spent a few hours looking over the many coop designs and he can't wait to get started on our chicken mansion. I can't wait to start a "my page" with pics of the coop and the little ones.

    These will be my first chickens. 3 New Hampshire Reds, 3 Barred Rocks, 3 White Rocks, 3 Buff Orpingtons and 3 Speckled Sussex. Hopefully, all pullets.

    We live in Maryland, have 5 (grown) kids, 3 1/2 grandchildren, 2 dogs and 2 Pygmy Brats (goats). We are going to set up the chicken ranch next to the goat pen. I think that the girls will get a kick out of watching each other.

    Again, thanks for this great site. I'm so glad to be a member.
  2. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Hi and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Songster

    Feb 15, 2009
    Northern California
    Welcome! BYC is a great site, I really love it. The people are so wonderful, and there's definitely tons to learn here! Good luck with your chickens! And your chickens will quickly dominate the goats... lol. I used to have goats, and the chickens would jump on their back and ride them [​IMG]
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  5. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Songster

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
  6. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    Welcome!! Your setup sounds lovely - I like the breeds you've selected to start your flock. We look forward to hearing how things go - I'll be looking for pictures of your peeps first of next month!! Glad you're here.
  7. andehens

    andehens Songster

    Aug 25, 2008
    Scenic Sierra Nevadas
    [​IMG] from California! [​IMG]

    You chose some really nice breeds!!!
  8. Lil_Chickadee

    Lil_Chickadee Songster

    Feb 11, 2009
  9. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Songster

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    [​IMG] and [​IMG]. You will have soooooo much fun with your new family members! They are fun to watch. I have had mine almost a year now and I still have fun with them. It is something that I don't think I'll get tired of. Matter of fact I have added 3 little duckies to the growing family of now 51 chickens. Too many?? Yes, I need to rehome some of them if I can. [​IMG]
  10. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    [COLOR=770077]From [/COLOR][COLOR=aa00aa]Old[/COLOR] [COLOR=cc00cc]Town,[/COLOR] [COLOR=ee00ee]Maine[/COLOR]

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