They sing through life, so why can't we?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BitterLimeParakeet, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. BitterLimeParakeet

    BitterLimeParakeet In the Brooder

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    Hello everyone, I am new to Backyard Chickens and still fairly new to raising chickens. I couldn't think of a catchy thread title, so I picked a favorite song lyric. The full lyric is "I used to think as birds take wing, 'they sing through life, so why can't we?'"

    Anyway, onto the questionnaire!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I am still fairly new to chickens. My husband and I got two silkie hens about a year ago. He used to have chickens growing up, and I think he may regret encouraging me to get chickens because I spoil my girls!

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    Three

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Two white silkies and an Easter egger

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    It kept popping up when I would Google questions I had about my chickens, so I figured that after lurking about for a year, I may as well join!

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I enjoy painting, sculpting, casting silver jewelry, and birdwatching. The picture I used for my avatar is one of my paintings.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    My husband and I have quite a few other pets! I have a rainbow lorikeet, a rosy bourke parakeet, a cockatiel, and a budgie (I love birds, in case it wasn't obvious). We also have a dog, a cat, two snakes, and a fish. Somehow, we have managed to keep everyone from eating each other!
     
  2. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Welcome to BYC! It’s great to have you join us!
     
  3. featherhead007

    featherhead007 Crowing

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    welcome to our crazy chicken forums. Run away run away, or be addicted as we are!:wee:thumbsup
     
  4. New2chicluv

    New2chicluv Songster

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    Welcome :jumpy glad you joined us! they are quite special and easy to spoil :love
     
  5. Thyme4Chickens

    Thyme4Chickens Songster

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    MrsEskew Songster

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    My Coop
  7. Hope Hughes

    Hope Hughes Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to BYC!

    You have come to the right place for great people and great information. Everyone is is always willing to help in any way they can!

    Also check out the Learning Center, it has tons of great information too!

    ENJOY!!!
     
  8. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to backyard Chickens
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Hope you will enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do :celebrate
     
  10. BitterLimeParakeet

    BitterLimeParakeet In the Brooder

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