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    My Intro:

    Welcome to BYC!!!!!! :welcome
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    New Chicks, do not know breeds

    Thank you! They are one of my favorites.
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    Training Chicks to do Tricks

    I think one time she tripped over a rock or something and I gave her a treat to make her feel better. Then she did it again and I evidently rewarded her. I started calling it play dead, and she just caught on to it. I don't even know how chickens trip, but she did.
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    New member

    No problem, I am always happy to help.:thumbsup
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    IF PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO BRING YOU ‘DOWN’, IT ONLY MEANS THAT YOU ARE ‘ABOVE THEM’.

    IF PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO BRING YOU ‘DOWN’, IT ONLY MEANS THAT YOU ARE ‘ABOVE THEM’.
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    What I would do is they usually have heat lamps at your local feed store and depending on the size of your coop you could have two. I have a big coop and I usually use two heat lamp near their roost. They will huddle up together and stay warm. I don't think I would try the reptile lamp though.
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    Training Chicks to do Tricks

    I used to have a chicken that would lay on her side and play dead on command. We recently lost her to a coyote massacre, but good luck with training yours!
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    :)

    Welcome to our flock!!!! I hope you enjoy BYC!!!!!! We are happy you and your many animals have joined us! :welcome. :woot :celebrate
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    Hi

    Welcome to BYC!!! Thank you for joining our wonderful flock. I hope you and your 18 chickens are having a good day. :welcome. :celebrate
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    We'll I'm not sure about Ohio, but in the winters where I am it gets to about -1-3 degrees and in the summer it gets about 100-105 degrees
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    I live around a place with those predators, I still free range them during the day and they go back in the coop at night. We also have lots of trees for shelter from Hawks. We do have a chicken run and we use chicken wire and it goes about 2 ft under ground, goes up the sides, and we use it as a...
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    Temperature: Heat lamps work in the cold and I personally make sure there is lots of shade on the coop in the heat. Also in one end of their run I put light misters up, they seem to enjoy the light amount of water, but not too much and too strong. I also use a water bowl that refills itself, so...
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    Welcome to BYC!!! I am glad you have decided to be apart of our flock. Every will welcome you with open wings (cheesy). :welcome :celebrate
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    Hello-hello!

    Welcome to BYC!!! I am glad you are now apart of our flock. :welcome:celebrate
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    Busy Weekend!

    Wow, that seems very exciting! I always love incubating chicks, because you get to watch them hatch. I just never get tired of chickens!
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