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Hello from Canada!

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Hi, I have 19 chickens 1 died :( and I'm finding lots of helpful tips on BYC thanks.

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Hi welcome to BYC, sorry to hear you lost one, but if you send his/her body to a lab they can tell you if it was a disease that will affect your flock, it it was a predator oh well.

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Hi and welcome to BYC. It's not uncommon to lose a chick here and there, so don't worry about it too much. You could put vitamin supplements / electrolytes in their drinking water - gives their immune system a boost.

 

If you check out the Learning Centre, you'll find a whole host of resources on all things chicken. 
 
 
Your state thread is worth joining as you will get to know other BYC members in your area (http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread). In fact, the search box should become your best friend  Lastly but by no means least, the members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.
 
All the best
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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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Sorry for your loss, was it a chick or mature bird ?   You might be interested in also posting at "Canadians, check-in-here."  You may find you have BYCERS living near you. :welcome

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