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Hi everyone my name is Peige I have 6 beautiful Bantams. Now we have 16 chicks on there way next week. This will be the first chicks Iv ever had ūüėä. We have organic starter food heat lamps red light bulbs a brooder and pine shavingsI also have saveAchick probiotics and electrolytes also food and water feeders for chicks. Any advice would be great thanks so much!!
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Welcome to the ultimate Clan, Club, and sometimes Conundrum of Chicken Lovers, Peige!
Congratulations on beginning your poultry journey!
You'll find the nicest people here who will always be at your beckon call within seconds (literally) with any fowl enigma you have!
If you are starting out with chicks, you also might try posting on these threads in regard to your chicks: http://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks
All of birds are all part of one massive, unanimously-beloved flock on BYC- and we can't wait to assist in any way possible!
We're glad you're here!!!
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~Sarah
Edited by HeavensHens88 - 3/20/17 at 9:46am
"Perfection is an obscured viewpoint. Imperfections make us human."~ HeavensHens88
Even the wolves give their milk to feed their pups. But the people are cruel to both their own and the beasts; they have become like ostriches in the desert.~ Lamentations 4:3
My New Chat Thread- All Welcome!:
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1155738/heavenshens88s-chat-thread#post_18128105
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"Perfection is an obscured viewpoint. Imperfections make us human."~ HeavensHens88
Even the wolves give their milk to feed their pups. But the people are cruel to both their own and the beasts; they have become like ostriches in the desert.~ Lamentations 4:3
My New Chat Thread- All Welcome!:
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1155738/heavenshens88s-chat-thread#post_18128105
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G’Day from down under Peige  :frow Welcome!

 

There are some great articles on Raising Chicks in the Learning Centre also: http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks

 

Best wishes!

 

I hope you enjoy being a BYC member.  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. 

 

You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread:¬†http://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‚ÄėFind your State‚Äôs thread.

 

If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place.  BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

Bambrook Bantams; Home to Cilla, Dusty, LuLu, Blondie and Crystal

 

'There is No snooze button on a chicken who wants breakfast'

 

'Until One Has Loved An Animal, Part Of Their Soul Remains Unawakened'

 

My Chicken Page: http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bambrook-bantams

 

Teila's Tales from the Coop: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1109051/teilas-tales-from-the-coop

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Bambrook Bantams; Home to Cilla, Dusty, LuLu, Blondie and Crystal

 

'There is No snooze button on a chicken who wants breakfast'

 

'Until One Has Loved An Animal, Part Of Their Soul Remains Unawakened'

 

My Chicken Page: http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bambrook-bantams

 

Teila's Tales from the Coop: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1109051/teilas-tales-from-the-coop

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Hello from Kansas, Peige, and :welcome!  Happy you joined our community!  Looks like you've already received some great advice and links so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!  

I never considered a difference in opinion, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.  - Thomas Jefferson
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.  - Ben Franklin
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.  - Teddy Roosevelt
 

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I never considered a difference in opinion, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.  - Thomas Jefferson
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.  - Ben Franklin
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.  - Teddy Roosevelt
 

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:welcome

 

Hi Peige, it's nice to have you here! What breeds of chicks are you getting?

Forum FAQ & tips: post #1

Find your state thread: post #1

Like to bake? Come join us! post #1

 

Drop in to say hi! http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1050266/the-nfc-b-day-chat-thread/15990#post_18076945

Debby

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Forum FAQ & tips: post #1

Find your state thread: post #1

Like to bake? Come join us! post #1

 

Drop in to say hi! http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1050266/the-nfc-b-day-chat-thread/15990#post_18076945

Debby

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Nice to meet you Peige,   thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens.

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